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Artist Federico Uribe Turns Agents of Death Into Living Beauty

Artist Federico Uribe is known for his creative style in transforming everyday objects into works of art: colorful shoelaces, pencils, electric cables and pins. His latest medium? Bullet shells. The life-size animal sculptures and brightly colored landscapes represent the Colombian-born artist's conviction of our ability to turn destruction and death into peace and beauty.  “I’m trying to make beauty out of these testimonies of death,” he says. “There is all these ugly memories...

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