27 Apr '15, 8am

UK artist transforms salvaged circuit boards into gorgeous lifelike insects

“The recycled bits of cultural refuse that are woven throughout my work represent a direct encounter with the excesses of modern living highlighting the dangers of planned obsolescence and e-waste in the environment,” Chappell said to My Modern Met . “The work displays an aesthetic beauty whilst offering a socio-political discourse, attempting to reclaim waste and the destruction of the natural world, in the beauty of visual art.” Chappell’s beautiful and colorful upcycled sculptures include a variety of insect types, from butterflies to cicadas. Her artwork is available for purchase on

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