Artist makes waves with recycled plastic

A family looking at the octopus-shaped installation Sea Lives by South Korean artist Choi Jeong Hwa on Thursday. The artwork, made of recycled plastic, was displayed during the Night Of The Arts in Senate Square in Helsinki, Finland. Recycled materia
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A family looking at the octopus-shaped installation Sea Lives by South Korean artist Choi Jeong Hwa on Thursday. The artwork, made of recycled plastic, was displayed during the Night Of The Arts in Senate Square in Helsinki, Finland. Recycled material was collected in cooperation with the city's residents and more than 4,000 schoolchildren used recycled plastic bags to form part of the octopus.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 27, 2016, with the headline 'Artist makes waves with recycled plastic'. Print Edition | Subscribe