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Hollowed Out TV Sets Become Miniature Worlds

Wednesday 05.15.2013 , Posted by
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Have you ever wondered what will happen to all the cathode ray tube televisions now that most people have switched to flatscreens? Chinese artist Zhang Xiangxi has re-purposed a few of them into a diorama like record of some of the rooms from his life- his old workspace in Guangzhou, the workers’ dormitory he once lived in, his parent’s sitting room, and the interior of a train carriage. He even created his “dream home.” He hollows out the old televisions, then intricately sculpts miniature furniture, wall art, and yes-even televisions! He doesn’t try to make perfect little dollhouse worlds, he includes all of the clutter that a real room would have.

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Xiangxi has been showing his work all around the country and uses the places he travels as inspiration for his next projects. He is currently working on five-floor mall inside a large old refrigerator. See more of his creative installations on Saatchi.

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Via: 123inspiration.com and Nowness

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