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25 Artists Will Build A Bridge To The Future

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An article in NYU News and Documentary

Ian, a scientist-turned-artist, will have a 12-foot-high sculpture entitled Holon. It is made from used cardboard that Ian found on the sidewalks of New York City. By transforming waste into refined aesthetic sculpture, Ian poses the question to his audience: What is waste? Ian’s work makes people think about the reinvention of materials already in circulation as an alternative to manufacturing new products. It also alerts audiences to the huge amount of waste they could potentially avoid in the future.

“It’s so amazing,” Almeida said of Ian’s work. “That’s just cardboard, what about water bottles, what about everything else that all of us created on the daily bases. We like the art that make people think.”

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