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Pedro Pires Sculpts Large-Scale Skull Using 140 Life Vests And Rubber From A Refugee Dinghy

Pedro Pires’ 14.000 newtons is a large-scale cranium sculpture manufactured from 140 lifestyles vests and rubber from a refugee dinghy discovered within the Greek island of Lesvos in 2016. The venture derives from the road of labor that the Angolan/Portuguese artist has been creating about migration since two years in the past, when he visited Lesvos, splitting his time between volunteer paintings with the NGO ERCI (helping migrants/