Recycle Look

By Galeria de Arte Urbana

The “Recycle Look” brings together artistic interventions in Glass Recycle containers “igloo” dispersed throughout the city in which several open invitations to anyone interested in leaving their plastic record. This is a widespread initiative to all public, involving works of kindergartens, academic music groups, scouts, seniors among many others, along with renowned artists of the graffiti and street art community. Developed in partnership with the Urban Hygiene Services of the City of Lisbon, the project has also integrated plastic interventions in a number of waste collecting trucks.

untitled (2013/2013) by Vítor SantosGaleria de Arte Urbana

Glass Recycle Container with blank white background with painted black algae that appear to be floating in bottle bank.

untitled (2011/2011) by Filipe Matias vidrãoGaleria de Arte Urbana

Looks like a Glass Recycle Container made of wood, but it is only an artistic intervention that filled it with countless concentric circles, creating a trompe l'oeil effect of sawed trunks.

untitled (2013/2013) by Vítor SantosGaleria de Arte Urbana

Glass Recycle Container with background painted red. The artist represented a maritime theme by drawing white jellyfish around the bottle bank.

untitled (2013/2013) by Hugo LucasGaleria de Arte Urbana

Glass Recycle Container with a painted submarine. Inside the submarine are several characters seen through the windows. Inside, coming from a pipe, we can see a character colleting bottles.

untitled (2013/2013) by RamGaleria de Arte Urbana

This glass recycle container, intervened according to the peculiar spray technique which RAM has been deepening for years, displays a tsunami that will fall on three small and fragile paper boats. The circular structure of this composition reinforces the very configuration of the container.

untitled (2013/2013) by Tinta CruaGaleria de Arte Urbana

Glass Recycle Container with the background painted black and with white stars. A huge fish with big eyes smiling saying "Fish Me Baby".

untitled (2013-05-03) by Hugo LucasGaleria de Arte Urbana

This glass recycle container is a gathering of old stories characters. There are the three scared pigs, a dragon and a little prince in his armor, the paradise full of apple trees and a skinny snake, a dinosaur, butterflies, whatever you want to rescue in our childhood imagination.

untitled (2013/2013) by Miguel BrumGaleria de Arte Urbana

There is a glass recycle container in Lisbon tattooed with a lighthouse. Installed on a small island, the lighthouse appears portrayed in a decisive moment, while huge waves insist on plaguing it and take its territory definitely.

untitled (2013/2013) by Hugo HenriquesGaleria de Arte Urbana

Glass Recycle Container with faces painted with at least two colors. The faces have their cheecks very accented and serious looking.

untitled (2012/2012) by António LuengoGaleria de Arte Urbana

Glass Recycle Container painted green, with the top painted blue. A crow, the Lisbon City symbol, is sitting at the recycled glass symbol. Santo António, a canonized Portuguese catholic priest from de 11th century, is riding the tram 28, the most charismatic tram route in Lisbon, and fishing through the tram window.

untitled (2013/2013) by Maria ImaginárioGaleria de Arte Urbana

Light pink heart painted on a deep pink Glass Recycle Container. The heart is a face with blue eyes, sharp canines and a long tong. The heart is greedily looking for something. There are two nipples at the top of the heart.

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Photography—2013 José Vicente | GAU | DPC | CML

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