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Ono Gaf, an Indonesia-based artist, deals exclusively with scrap metal reclaimed from a trash heap to create his animal-like sculptures. His latest project was creating a giant turtle made from hundreds of individual metal components like car parts, tools, bike parts, instruments, springs, and tractor rotors. Continue reading for more images and information.
According to Jakarta Post, “Ono’s father was a tailor, his mother sold noodles and his eight siblings had interests other than art. Mom was also an embroiderer and recognized her son had design abilities worth encouraging, including great skills with the pencil and a natural feel for perspective.”