Sayaka Ganz is a talented Japanese artist, who works in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Japanese Shinto has strong beliefs, about the reality that all organisms and objects have spirits. She learned that objects thrown before the final of their usefulness “weep at night inside the trash bin”. Based on these beliefs and on her artistic qualities, she realized works of art, using discarded and reclaimed household objects.

I only select objects that have been used and not needed. My objective is for each object to transcend its origin by being integrated into animal, organic forms that are alive and in motion. This procedure of reclamation and regeneration is liberating to me as an artist. Building these sculptures assist me to recognize the situations that surround me. It reminds me that even if there is a conflict right now, there is also a solution in which all the pieces can coexist peacefully. Although there are wide gaps in some areas and small holes in others, when viewed from the distance there is great attractiveness and accord in our community. I want to transmit a message of hope through my sculptures.

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