In the post-peak-oil, post-automotive world, we'll have to do something while we're huddled around our campfires in Bartertown. And we'll need to do something with the parts of our now-useless vehicles. Sure, we'll have to build shelters with the metal carapaces, and we'll need some of that tire rubber for shoes and things. But there are a billion cars now! Surely we'll have more spare tires than the survivors will have feet.
Belgian artist Wim Delvoye has a vision for the art we can make from this extra rubber. His tire carvings are sort of a miracle of creative reuse — okay, so the finished product is just for looking at, but it also turns something that's purely trash into a piece of art that will never be thrown away.
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