Massive ‘Plastic Madonna’ being 3D printed from 100,000 plastic bottles in the Netherlands

Massive 'Plastic Madonna' being 3D printed from 100,000 plastic bottles in the Netherlands

Klean, a Dutch organization dedicated to reducing and reusing plastic pollution, is recreating one of the most iconic female figures in art history, the Madonna, using plastic waste and 3D printers. The project, which has been underway since 2016, is aiming to make a point about plastic pollution, and especially garbage that ends up in our oceans. As part of the same initiative, Klean already showcased a massive Plastic Madonna in June 2016 on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro to mark World Oceans Day. A smaller, 3D printed version of the sculpture was presented at the same time […]

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