Artist HA Schult’s Trash People Sculptures

German artist Ha Schult is known for her art performances, installations and exhibitions in the open air. Schult’s eco warriors, made out of crushed cans, computer parts, bottles and more, are a comment on our culture of constant consumption.Her most famous projects are related to garbage. Through her art, Ha Schult is trying to draw attention to the environmental issues. By the way, her art projects Trash People and Save Beach are mobile, and the author travels with them around the world.

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tel-avivHundreds of human-sized figures made out of rubbish stand in Ariel Sharon Park near Tel Aviv

trash-brussels…and Brussels’ Grand Place in 2005Getty



trash-egyptHA Schult’s Trash People have been exhibited around the world. The army of figures made of rubbish have been seen in front of the ancient Pyramids of Giza in 2002…



cologne-carHA Schult’s Flügelauto (winged car) is lowered by a crane onto a roof near Cologne Cathedral on April 4, 2013 after being renovated. The work, comprising a winged gold 1989 Ford Fiesta, was originally created in 1991


beach-hotel-roomA woman looks inside a room of the Save the Beach Hotel in Madrid in January 2011Reuters

save-beach-2A man looks out a window in one of the bedrooms in the Save the Beach Hotel during its stay in Rome in June 2010.AFP

save-beachHA Schult’s previous works include the Save the Beach hotel, covered in rubbish collected on beaches



In 2001 HA Schult covered Berlin’s former postal delivery office with 35,000 love lettersReuters

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