A young modern artist.
It took 17-year-old Zayd Menk from Zimbabwe over 3 months to create a city out of recycled electronic parts for his art class.
The Midtown Manhattan model was created at a .0635:100 scale using 263 hot glue sticks, 11 CPUs, 27 motherboards,13 floppy disk readers, 15 batteries, 10 CRT motherboards, 4 audio cards, 4 watches, 3 graphics cards, 3 hard drives, and 2 clocks. Menk made this skyline using Google Maps and Wikipedia for informationon each building and to find out their heights.
The skyscrapers in this model light up through 4 micro LEDs, according to 6sqft.
He refers to his artwork as “recyclism” and plans to create more city skylines like this in the future.
featured image source: Instagram / zaydmenk