Gregory Colbert’s Ashes and Snow feature film captures extraordinary moments of contact between people and animals as seen through the lens of the artist’s camera on more than thirty expeditions to some of the earth’s most remote places. Written, directed, produced, and filmed by Gregory Colbert, it is a poetic field study that depicts the world not as it is, but as it might be—a world in which the natural and artificial boundaries separating humans from other species do not exist. The viewing experience is one of wonder and contemplation, serenity, and hope.
Strange things can happen when you meet the parents, such as this protective mother asking her daughter’s boyfriend to build an igloo out of colored ice blocks. Luckily, the engineering student was up for the challenge.
Photojournalist Huguette Roe captures that metamorphosis in her series “Recycle,” which explores the afterlife of bottles, cans and other packaging destined to be reborn for reuse. Over the course of two years, the Belgian-born, U.S.-based Roe visited more than 100 recycling centers in the U.S. and France, photographing bales of recyclables, sorted and smashed together for the journey to the processing plant.
Trashy Honey Boo Boo is a Work of Art -
Mosaic portrait artist, Jason Mecier take 25 pounds of trash and found objects and create an incredibly detailed portrait sculpture of Honey Boo Boo. The items Mecier uses to create his portraits come from what his subjects are known for, so it is fitting that packaging from butter, sugar and other junk food are well-represented in this piece.