A portrait of Jackie Chan made of 64,000 chopsticks for Jackie’s 60th birthday.


Jackie turns 60 this year and being an artist who paints without a paintbrush, I spent a looong time thinking about what material to use for his portrait! He is an actor, a martial arts master, an environmentalist and is a world-renowned face! I finally decided on chopsticks—a symbol of the Chinese culture, Jackie has used chopsticks during his kungfu scenes in a few movies like the Fearless Hyena and Karate Kid. I used disposable bamboo chopsticks to show that disposable materials can be reused and made into something else more meaningful and beautiful. I spent a month collecting these chopsticks from cafes, stalls and factories in Zhejiang and Beijing, then tying each of them up.

Via : http://www.faithistorment.com/2014/04/jackie-chan-chopsticks-portrait-by-red.html#sthash.sgDt3gNF.dpuf