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Recycling trash to art

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Recycling trash to art

Recycling trash to art

Sani Sani By Sani Sani

Through art Using materials around us to create what we want.

City of Westminster Idea stage

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Has a visual artist myself I realised how much it cost buying canvas and materials to creat art but last year I had a break while painting, an idea that could figuratively kill 3birds with 1 stone, and it's simple first myself and a few other local artists have come together to go around London mainly our local area to pick up recyclable material such has wood from doors, glass metal and generally things we could make art from. The second step would be to create the art and set up an auction to sell what we have made. And the final part we are hoping to give 70%-80% of what we make from the project to a charity or even better by covers blankets, food e.t.c and go round London in the winter months to give them out. This is a 3 part project which I can hopefully run every year it's main aim would be to promote "DIY" culture (helping people realise sometimes all you need is around you), promote art in the local area, promot recycling among people and finally do some good via charity.

What we'll deliver:

  • Create great art and showcase it before auctioning them out
  • Give between 80-70% of what is made to a charity
  • Give the opportunity to younger local artist to get exposure via sharing my platform
  • Help recycle and raising awareness

Why it's a great idea:

I personally believe it's a great idea because I have done a test run and it was a success with everything considered, it is also very practical in the sense that everyone involved tends to gain something from it, Including us the artist, because in as much as we are giving away the money we get from the project we get the satisfaction of doing good and exposure in a case our painting or artwork sales for a lot. But also this idea has a lot of room for expansion and a potential trickled down effect where more groups or other artist might start doing similar which would mean more recycling, more art, and more money for a charity or directly helping the less privileged

Steps to get it done:

  • Creating the artwork
  • First public show exhibition and talks
  • Getting the artist and materials together
  • Getting the money from the auction to a charity or doing the charity ourselves
  • Realess of the documentary/short film
  • Second show exhibition and auction

KEY DATES 1st - 8th October 2017 exhibition and talks 23rd - 29th October 2017 exhibition and auction I hope to record this process and have it documented in film especially if we are going to directly do the charity giving ourselves. And I am also open to volunteers who may want to just join us on the night we do the giveaways to the homeless and finally I am in talks with a few organisations and restaurants experienced in this field so it would be nice if all goes to plan to have them on board.


Location City of Westminster

About the space

Custom Location


London Borough of Southwark

How will the money be spent?Total £1,881

Exhbition venue and set up - £650 (35%)
Documentey / short film production - £300 (16%)
Packaging and promotion - £270 (14%)
Storage - £250 (13%)
Logistic - £230 (12%)
Other - £181 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

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Exhbition venue and set up
Documentey / short film production
Packaging and promotion
Other Read More
  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT

Total £1,881

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