Hurricane Sandy inspired artists to create unique items

Inspired by well-known legend of the phoenix bird, rising from the ashes, the people affected by Hurricane Sandy New York offer to turn left after the disaster debris into pieces of furniture and art, and then deliver them as a lot for charity auctions.

Hurricane Sandy inspired artists to create unique items

A team of three designers on this merged into the organization Reclaim NYC (Restore New York), and invites all interested and have the appropriate skills to work on the cultural transformation of the famous city on the east coast. Their main goal is to transform the debris and fragments of ruins so that they are no longer merely a reminder of the tragedy, and bring aesthetic pleasure and benefit.

Hurricane Sandy inspired artists to create unique items

Notably, urban artists of different profiles involved in the cleaning of the affected cities and self ikali suitable pieces that are dropped into his studio and gave them new life. Of the finished work table in the shape of a heart, a lounge chair, original interior lamps, cabinets, etc. Auction of works of art from recycled trash and debris was opened December 19, 2012. It was attended by a large number of influential and famous people of the United States, as well as representatives of shops specializing in the sale of unusual furniture.

Hurricane Sandy inspired artists to create unique items

Raised at the auction proceeds will transfer unit of the American Red Cross, which is engaged in restoration of areas affected by the Sandy east coast. Reclaim NYC expressed a desire not to cease their activities after working with the consequences of Sandy. Perhaps, creative people do not just try to brighten up the horrors of his mastery of natural disasters.

Hurricane Sandy inspired artists to create unique items

Hurricane Sandy inspired artists to create unique items

Hurricane Sandy inspired artists to create unique items

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