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A ‘snake’ made of 20K plastic bottles cynosure of all eyes in Thiruvananthapuram

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A ‘snake’ made of 20K plastic bottles cynosure of all eyes in Thiruvananthapuram

Snake made from plastic bottles
Snake made from plastic bottles

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 29 (IANS) A team of imaginative young minds has shaped 20,000 plastic bottles into a snake-like installation on behalf of the Suchitwa Mission, earning public attention at the main venue of the Onam Week celebrations by the Kerala Tourism in the city. 

Eleven students of the College of Fine Arts Kerala took four days to come up the 90-feet-long figure, with its slithering looks eventually leading upward to a flared ‘hood’ menacingly eager to swallow at a sphere that represents the globe, has been completed by a collective named Trivandrum Young Artist Group. 

Erected with the intention of creating awareness among the public towards threats the earth and humanity face from uncontrolled use of plastics, the installation got its inputs from plastic-bottles passengers used and left at Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station during the past few days. 

Tourism Minister P.A. Mohamed Riyas appreciated the artists and the Suchitwa Mission team, praising the “fantastic” installation as it carries a very beautiful message, too. 

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