As a specific sub-genre of ‘found art’, the junk art or trash art has pieces that primarily comprise components that have been discarded and often they come literally from the trash.
Beside the fact of many organizations sponsor junk art competitions, junk art may also have a social purpose, of raising awareness of trash with a touch of creativity over various reasons!
Creating and using junk art is a recycling activity; i.e. using older computer and electronic components, small anonymous pieces or metal plates that you can shape them on your own… There are no limits, well, except your imagination.
Let’s have a look to some fine examples!