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JULY 23, 2009

Toilet paper rolls with tree shapes cut out, hanging on the wall.
Izz

Posted by: Izz
2:21pm

Remember how the other day I was saying we should all switch to recycled toilet paper?

Dex

Posted by: Dex
2:24pm

More toilet talk, Izz? That's so unlike you!

Izz

Posted by: Izz
2:28pm

Nothing dirty here, Dex. This artist Yuken Teruya takes empty toilet paper tubes and turns them into art. See, he cuts tree shapes out of them so it looks like they're sprouting! He says:

It is as if I'm helping the paper awaken its ability to be an individual tree.

Isn't that cool? The cardboard tube was once a tree, and now it's like a tree again. When he hangs them all on the wall it looks like a forest. Really makes you think about where the paper came from, doesn't it?