On a superficial level, recycled art can be defined as creative productions that make useof waste or discarded objects.It can be argued that recycled art is more than an attempt to exercise creativity with used materials for the sake of saving money or taking the more convenient option of using whatever is at hand to act upon a moment of inspiration.
Irrespective of the theme or environmental issue that a sophisticated artwork might address and underlying the act of using materials for the second time, is a strong message that highlights the need for increased awareness and behavioral change.
This includes toilet roll bird feeders that coat empty toilet rolls with birdseed and tin can or egg box creatures. Bottles or toilet rolls can become rockets and fish can be created by flattening different colored water bottles.
The artists listed below can give you an idea of the kind of mind-blowing potential inherent in discarded materials when passion, dedication, and talent are combined:Tim Noble and Sue WebsterVik MunizNick GentryBarefooted Welder
The main advantage of this form of art lies in the potential impact that it has on the people observing it. Artists who create this type of work are often motivated by raising awareness of environmental issues through their art or creating a deeper understanding and appreciation of the natural world through their creations.