Khalil Chishtee

  Khalil Chishtee is a sculptor born in 1964, Pakistan, who now lives and works in between California and Pakistan. Chishtee’s work was recommended to me by a friend because I was working with plastic on my environmental series at the time. Chishtee creates life-size sculptures of people out of mostly white or black trash bags. There are…

Easter Holidays: Making Plastic Useless, by Making it Art

What have you made? I have begun a project where I turn various pieces of plastic into colourful paintings. How does it relate to your previous/subsequent work? It is a continuation of my week 7  project, which was inspired by the Oscar Wilde quote: “All art is quite useless.” I made plastic bags into paintings, thereby…

Easter Holidays: Plastic Coral Reef Idea

What have you made? How does it relate to your previous/subsequent work? Why did you make it? What message does it send? How does it communicate ideas? Does it have a goal or purpose? Does it tell a story? How did you make it? What materials did you use? What processes did it involve? What…

Easter Holidays: Poseidon Painting

What have you made? How does it relate to your previous/subsequent work? Why did you make it? What message does it send? How does it communicate ideas? Does it have a goal or purpose? Does it tell a story? How did you make it? What materials did you use? What processes did it involve? What…