The Turkish artist Deniz Sagdıç has been creating sustainable, fascinating artworks that will blow your mind. The renowned artist uses recycled materials and turns these materials into human portraits. She has attended many exhibitions, both solo, and group, and proven how successful she is. Currently, she has an exhibition at Istanbul Airport, Turkey, where you can see her sustainable art examples.
Who is Deniz Sağdıç?
Deniz Sagdıç was born in Mersin, Turkey, where she studied art at the university as well. During her second year at university, the artist established her own workshop and taught her how to paint. It is not surprising that she was the most successful student in her department. As Istanbul has many opportunities for artists, she moved there and now lives in Istanbul. Her art pieces have been used many times both for artistic and architectural purposes. Before her sustainable art portraits, she had drawn all attention to herself with her 3D works.
And today, the world and passengers passing by Istanbul Airport appreciate how Deniz Sagdıç creates portraits out of waste. She does not only use textiles but also plastic waste to perform her art. Thousands of passengers have been witnessing sustainable art pieces by Deniz Sağdıç. Most of them wondered how she could find these waste or recycled textiles. Here is an easy answer: she finds these textiles in the waste management center of the airport. So, let us think for a moment. Can you imagine how much waste an airport produces each day?
With her sustainable art pieces, Deniz Sağdıç tries to emphasize the waste we produce. Recycling is one of the key responsibilities we should maintain in order to save our world. The artist collects zippers, buttons, and fabrics to start her work. She indicates that she thinks for days before deciding how to use the waste and what to create. So, what is your opinion about her art?