Tsang Tak-ping, Garlic Lamp

Tsang Tak-ping, Garlic Lamp

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Tsang Tak-ping, Garlic Lamp, garlic skin, LED light bulb, 2017, Hong Kong, size variable.

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  • Light in the Stinking Rose

    story by UpCycling Hong Kong project

    This story is about an object that resembles a flower in bloom but is made of the skin of garlic, a vegetable also known as “the stinking rose”. By integrating a light bulb to transform kitchen waste into a lamp, Hong Kong artist Tsang Tak-ping gave a second life to organic materials by upcycling them into an object of daily use.

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