Emotionally Charged Trash Case Figures. The Ideal Ultrabooks Of CES 2012. Using trash bags, unused grocery bags and plastic sheets, Pakistani artist Khalil Chishtee creates life-sized figures racked with emotion. He makes use of these materials being a metaphor for “recycling our identities” or braving the difficulties of life.
“For the 1st time I have used trash or recycled bags as my medium because no matter how more often than not I recycle plastic, it’ll remain plastic only, it does not change, why is it that we change after being replaced?,” he said. Amazing Collection Of Paper Architecture. “We change names, religion, language as well as emotions. Why can’t we also remain ‘human beings’ that we essentially are?”
Take a look at his various works and you’ll feel a sense sadness wash over you. His torn, withering figures appear hopeless, as if they’re struggling, trying to cope with the insurmountable problems every day life.