Using trash bags, unused grocery bags and plastic sheets, Pakistani artist Khalil Chishtee creates life-sized figures wracked with emotion. He uses these materials as a metaphor for "recycling our identities" or braving the problems of life.
[Vik Muniz] Waste land [videorecording] / [a film by Lucy Walker, João Walker, Karen Harley] ; an Almega Projects and 02 Filmes production ; directed by Lucy Walker ; co-directed by João Jardim, Karen Harley ; produced by Angus Aynsley [and] Hank Levine.
Vik Muniz originally from São Paulo, Brazil now lives + works in New York. Watch the documentary, WASTELAND, by Lucy Walker. It's about the Brazilian catadores (trash pickers) and the artist Vik Muniz.
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes Grande hazana con muertos (Wonderful heroism against dead men), Plate 39 1863 Etching and aquatint. Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Gift of James Francis McHugh.