Haribaabu Naatesam recycled art
Talented Indian sculptor Haribaabu Naatesam (“Hari”) makes beautiful sculptures from the remnants and broken parts of electronics in his Mumbai studio. Medium he uses – out-of date motherboards, floppy disks, mobile phones, CDs, watches, and record players. With a vision of artist, the sculptor gathers them together to create stunning works of art. He really breathes a new life into the broken gadgets, transforming them into anything, from birds and crabs to shoes and transport. Haribaabu Naatesam graduated from the Chennai Fine Arts College, then the National Institute of Design in Ahmadabad. The Indian maestro can answer the question, whether there is a soul in camera phones and players. It’s thanks to him that the souls of dead gadgets move to sculpture and live on, continuing to delight audiences.
Details of broken instruments can be considered waste until they are lying idle at the dump, says the sculptor. When he picks them, cleans, paints, and turns into the elements of sculpture, trash turns into a stand things for which judges are willing to pay decent money.