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scrap metal mosquito monument by valery chaliy
jun 14, 2012
scrap metal mosquito monument by valery chaliy


a scrap-metal mosquito monument by valery chaliy
image via svintuss 

this massive mosquito artwork by valery chaliy has been built in noyabrsk, russia entirely from scrap metal and vehicle parts. the piece is a decorative
structure situated in the garden in front of the russian oil company, gazprom. chaliy formed the work based on the great population of mosquitos
and largo oil and gas production which are found in this western siberian region. the seven foot tall structure recently resurfaced by a group of
biologists traveling through noyabrsk to develop an eco-tourism route for the area.

via oddity central 

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