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MEET the man from Africa who is turn­ing rub­bish into art.

Cyrus Kabiru grew up in the slums of Kenya, next to the coun­try’s largest rub­bish dump. Af­ter be­ing sur­rounded by rub­bish all day, he came up with a novel idea to turn it into art­work!

His par­ents couldn’t af­ford to buy him his own pair of glasses when he was young, so he started mak­ing his own funky frames from all sorts of bits and pieces he could find – ev­ery­thing from cut­lery to old tapes and fans!

Cyrus’ art has since been ex­hib­ited all over the world. Next month it will be on dis­play at one of Africa’s most im­por­tant art fairs, ART X La­gos.

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