Diederick
Kraaijeveld

sculptor

Salvaging Detroit City

Dutch artist Diederick Kraaijeveld went to Detroit Michigan to salvage wood from the many many abandoned buildings there. With the colored wood the artist builds monumental icons....in this case three ┬┤Icons of Hope┬┤ for a city in despair. See Kraaijeveld and his guide, urban explorer Dan, salvage wood from the abandoned Fisher Body Plant, the Lee Plaza Hotel and the Highland Police Station, to name a few. Filmed and directed by Gideon Elings (www.gideoncameracrew.nl)
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