Watch What He Does With These Old Bombs

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Published on 29 Nov 2021, 16:41
From a cluttered corner of his workshop, Victor Mihalev gathers the raw material he will use to make his sculptures. His media are the waste products of war. The Ukrainian welder uses discarded bomb casings, mortar shells, and bits and pieces that were orginally made to hurt. Victor takes these former implements of destruction, and fashions them into things of beauty. The gnarled material lends a haunting quality to his creations.