SCULPTURES FROM METAL SCRAPS BY NIGERIAN ARTIST

Nigerian sculptor DOTUN POPOOLA makes life-size sculptures using scrap metal and found objects. Africa can influence the world. The new world where sustainable communities and cities can be created from all forms of waste creating jobs and wealth in the process. Scrap metals are one of the hottest commodities on the contitent of Africa when it comes to recycling of waste. The informal sector is highly sophisticated with upcycling and recycling value-chain around the circular economy of scrap metals. In Ghana, the sector is so efficient that you cannot find scrap metal waste just lying around in the environment. They are either exported or sold to industries as raw material for metal product manufacturing.

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