One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Cyborg

via The Atlantic

There’s nothing, it would seem, that Peter Kokis can’t turn into a robot. The Brooklyn performance artist makes cyborgs out of 100 percent recycled materials—oftentimes salvaged from the trash. He builds the 170-pound costumes on his kitchen table. When he’s done, Kokis parades through the streets, a veritable Transformer among mortals.

“I look for complexity in everyday objects,” Kokis says in Alex and Aaron Craig’s short documentary One Man’s Trash. “I look at an object and see its potential.”

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