Recycled Auto Part Sculpture of a Photographer from Peru, "Say Cheese"
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Say "cheese" with this Peruvian sculpture by Miguel Mejia. Recycling auto parts, he handcrafts the sculpture to depict a photographer, using the parts to achieve a stunning level of detail. Using screws, nuts, bolts, and more, he convincingly captures the form of the photographer, complete with the tools of his trade.
- 0.54 kgs
- 1.2 lbs
- 20 cm H x 8 cm W x 9 cm D
- 7.75" H x 3.1" W x 3.5" D
Miguel Mejia has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $700. Proceeds were used to buy new tools and equipment to design and shape his sculptures and also to increase the physical space of his workshop.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.