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Spring Issue 2018 Mini-Mag

Spring Issue 2018 Mini-Magazine Version

Sayaka Ganz grew up

Sayaka Ganz grew up living in Japan, Brazil, and Hong Kong with the Shinto animist belief that all things in the world have spirits. When she sees discarded items on the street or thrift store shelves, she said she feels a deep sadness for them and is moved to make these abandoned objects happy. She has said that she does not condemn the use of plastic or the desire for a more convenient life. “However, we must be aware that convenience has hidden costs. I believe the best way for artists to help reduce waste is to show how beautiful these materials can be, and what can be done with these mundane objects. When we think of these things as beautiful, we value them. If we value our resources we will waste less.” Using reclaimed metal and plastic objects, some of Sayaka’s recent sculptures depict

animals in motion with rich colors and energy. She describes her style as “3D impressionism” and at first glance, her sculptures appear to have been created using a 3D printer. Sayaka said, “My sympathy goes out equally to all discarded objects regardless of materials, but my current working material of choice is plastic. I use mostly common household items to create animal forms with a sense of movement and self-awareness. I use plastics because of the variety of curvilinear forms and colors available. I manipulate and assemble them together as brush strokes to create an effect similar to a Van Gogh painting in three dimensions.” SAYAKA GANZ Environmental Artist By bUneke Staff She believes artists must bring more of the natural world back into people’s lives, especially in urban areas. “When we encounter the true wonders of nature, the beauty we behold transcends our intellects and reaches directly to our hearts. I desire a similar response from viewers of my work; to provoke a re-examination of our relationship to the natural world.” She was commissioned to create an underwater scene with right whales and various schools of fish in the atrium of the Exploration Tower in Port Canaveral, Florida, which are shown here. Contact us today to learn how you can sponsor a story that inspires, enlightens and encourages authenticity! Call 321-417-4309 or email mary@marybrotherton.com.

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