Artist Gilles Cenazandotti turns plastic trash washed ashore into animal sculptures

Artist Gilles Cenazandotti is someone who turns plastic trash that the sea has washed ashore into beautiful sculptures.

Photography: [Gilles Cenazandotti](

Photography: Gilles Cenazandotti

Using everything from flip-flops, tubes of sunscreen and lighters to all the rubbish we throw away every year, Cenazandotti transforms the waste into recycled animals.

Talking about his work, Cenazandotti said: “Impressed by everything that the Sea, in turn, rejects and transforms, on the beaches I harvest the products derived from petroleum and its industry. The choice of animals that are part of the endangered species completes this process. In covering these animals with a new skin harvested from the banks of the Sea, I hope to draw attention to this possible metamorphosis – to create a trompe l’oeil of a modified reality.”


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