Hello! My name is André Walya. I make artistic objects out of trash and repurpose them. The stuff I find everyday thrown out on the streets is the primary ingredient for any of my new projects. I believe that the world today needs to rethink their concept of waste, rather than blindly following the consumerism flow. … More #0

#Ça va, allons-y!

This installation I did for the Misc. opening Party. Misc. is a newly formed NGO in town which seeks to contribute to the local art scene through photography exhibitons and theatre performances. They have rehabilitated a space in the old abandoned cigarette factory, which because of neglection, is almost falling apart. A violent storm tore down … More #Ça va, allons-y!

#5 Mandala chandelier

This was commisioned by my friends at Bipolar House for a special Christmas party. It took place at Calpe Gallery, an exquisite art gallery inside the Theresia Bastion. Outside it was cold. The refurbished red bricks and some fresh techno music made partygoers forget all about it. Mandala chandelier made out of recycled materials.

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This started out as a simple mannequin top I found one night at a construction site. Originally I had wanted to use it as a support for sewing clothing, but soon changed my mind.  I came across some legs which went perfect with the rest and decided to make something between a peacock and a human. … More #1 VENU$