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This artist turns 2 tons of computer waste into works of art

The American photographer Benjamin Von Wong had a surprising idea: to recycle more than 2 tons of computer waste to give life to impressive sculptural works of art.

With the rise of new technologies and obsolescence of devices that we use on a daily basis, there is also a phenomenon that explodes and to which we think that too little: the immense growthcomputer waste. the United States, the photograph Benjamin Von Wong, native San Francisco, had the idea to raise awareness about this cause by turning these computer waste into true works of art.

In total, these are more than 2 tons of computer waste which have been recycled into art installations. Benjamin Von Wong was not alone in working on the subject: he collaborated with fifty volunteers who transformed thousands of computer components (laptop computers, keyboards, motherboards ...) in futuristic landscapes Of the nicest effect.

This amazing project was realized in collaboration with the brand Dell, who for the record, manages the most important of recycling programs in the world. The purpose of this creative project is to encourage consumers to think about recycling their computer equipment, rather than simply throwing away their devices that are no longer in use. To learn more about the project and the photographer Benjamin Von Wong, meeting on his portfolio.

Credits: Benjamin Von Wong

Credits: Benjamin Von Wong

Credits: Benjamin Von Wong

Credits: Benjamin Von Wong

Credits: Benjamin Von Wong

Credits: Benjamin Von Wong

Credits: Benjamin Von Wong

Credits: Benjamin Von Wong

Credits: Benjamin Von Wong

Credits: Benjamin Von Wong

Imagined by: Benjamin Von Wong

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