Nick Warfield – Sculptor – Maker – Recycler – Mid North Coast, NSW, Australia.

To be a sculptor presents an interesting moral decision, With the current harvesting of resources globally (forests, minerals, metals, stone etc) becoming increasingly more finite due to deforestation, open cut mining, mass production methods and unsustainable demand, what then becomes an ethical material to use in the making of an artwork? That question led me to consider the fact that so many materials already exist. In our backyards, trashcans, garages, junkyards, wreckers and sidewalks.The scale on which we create waste is magnificent.This opened up so many possibilities.For me waste materials present a beautiful invitation to embrace the concept of renewal and innovation.

Source: Nick Warfield – Sculptor – Maker – Recycler – Mid North Coast, NSW, Australia.

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