Jordan’s plastic trash turned into art with a message

Maria Nissan, an environmental activist and artist, creates an art installation from plastic trash in Amman, Jordan, May 17, 2022. – AFP pic, May 29, 2022.

JORDAN-based artist Maria Nissan is on a mission: to rid the world of single-use plastics and to raise public awareness about the environmental scourge through eye-catching art.

One of her best-known murals graces the side of a building in the capital Amman, a giant work made from more than 2,000 plastic bottles, almost 1,000 shopping bags and more than 150 hookah pipe hoses.

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