Wong Kim Hoh Meets

The Big Trash Artist

Bordalo II uses trash to create sculptures of animals to raise awareness about sustainability

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At a luncheon hosted by UBS for delegates of the World Cities Summit at Marina Bay Sands last week, security personnel stopped Artur Bordalo from entering the event hall.

They were convinced the curly-haired man - wearing shorts and a T-shirt which did nothing to conceal his many tattoos - was a gatecrasher.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 07, 2022, with the headline The Big Trash Artist. Subscribe