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Kenyan Artist Fashions Fabulously Unique Decorative Eyewear From Recycled Electronic Trash

The work sits itself between fashion, wearable art, performance, and one of a kind commodity objects.

By Lori Dorn - Source: http://laughingsquid.com

Kenyan visual artist Cyrus Kabiru ingeniously fashions electronic trash into fabulously unique decorative eyewear. Kabiru openly speaks about his motivation to help the environment in a short AJ+ video and on his site.

Cyrus Kabiru currently practices in Nairobi. He is a self taught painter and sculptor. …His sculptural work embodies his role as a “collector” of Nairobi cast offs. Kabiru fashions and refashions these waste, recycled, and found materials into various forms. Currently he is focusing on a series that depicts African nature using thousands of bottle caps sewn together. He is perhaps best known for his C-STUNNERS, an ongoing work which where Cyrus creates and wears artistic bifocals. The work sits itself between fashion, wearable art, performance, and one of a kind commodity objects.

Photo © Cyrus Kabiru

Photo © Cyrus Kabiru

Photo © Cyrus Kabiru

Photo © Cyrus Kabiru

Photo © Cyrus Kabiru

Photo © Cyrus Kabiru

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