Emergence: Night & Wind



Sayaka Kajita Ganz makes sculptures from recycled materials, and here she's made a dramatic pair of horses from black and white plastic objects.  The installation is called Emergence; you can guess which horse is Night and which is Wind.
My working process is reminiscent of my experiences growing up in several different countries, of being disconnected from the place I was born. Then, I began searching for a new community where I truly belong. I find discarded objects from peoples’ houses and give them a second life, a new home. For my sculptures I use plastic utensils, toys and metal pieces among other things. I only select objects that have been used and discarded. The human history behind these objects gives them life in my eyes.  My goal is for each object to transcend its origins by being integrated into an animal form that seems alive. This process of reclamation and regeneration is liberating to me as an artist.

Much more fantasticness at her site.

-via Design You Trust | Photo credit:Sayaka Kajita Ganz

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Funny, I thought these were horses, Carlyle.

Good artwork, but that's really only a horse-and-a-half. Unless there's another room behind with a horse's rear end sticking out. Nice to see something that took a little effort, for a change.
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It is so nice to read news about the South(Puget)Sound that doesn't involve cop killers and idiotic soldiers water-boarding their kids.

Mom may not have had all the training we expect (scratch that-DEMAND!) all new moms to have, but she had the presence of mind to call 911 and follow directions without falling apart.

Also, that is one hella-cute baby!
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