This Nigerian Artist Turns Trash Into Art

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Marcella Akpojotor knows how to be resourceful. The artist, based in Nigeria, uses Akara fabric scraps for her artwork. The scraps of the ubiquitous cloth would otherwise be burned or thrown into the Lagos Lagoon. "Because I go there and they have someone who collects them so they are also keeping it and the environment is safe. Instead of throwing them, I am repurposing them," Akpojotor said. Inside Edition Digital’s Stephanie Officer has more.

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  • This takes “One mans trash is another mans treasure” to a whole new level.

    FreniteFrenite3 օր առաջ
  • $25,000? For trash scraps

    Stephen PereiraStephen Pereira3 օր առաջ
  • Is this new for ya’ll?

    DiamøndPθtaΨoDiamøndPθtaΨo4 օր առաջ
  • I guess the saying "One man's trash is another man's treasure" makes sense

    Heavy the grey wolfHeavy the grey wolf4 օր առաջ
  • I wonder why people call me TRASH?

    Anish SrivastavaAnish Srivastava4 օր առաջ
  • Broooo- she’s better with working with fabrics and stuff than me drawing a stick figure ._. Now I’m embarrassed .-.

    Judge JudyyyJudge Judyyy4 օր առաջ
  • Absolutely amazing

    Daniel GonzalezDaniel Gonzalez5 օր առաջ
  • Her creativity is so admirable

    DamsDams5 օր առաջ
  • When mona lica becomes the artist

    Giovanni RamirezGiovanni Ramirez5 օր առաջ
  • I wonder when she will get her Museum 🤔

    EnochEnoch5 օր առաջ

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  • Never suspected I’d be a work of art

    Assemble Sera’s Bee armyAssemble Sera’s Bee army5 օր առաջ
  • it's people like this who literally do a few paint brush strokes and sell it for top dollar that I can't stand. she's using left over scrapes and making master pieces. all love to this woman!

    Emily FortinoEmily Fortino6 օր առաջ
  • Wow. In my wildest dreams i still couldnt be that creative! Amazing!

    Amanda MorganAmanda Morgan6 օր առաջ
  • Very creative girl.

    BRUHBRUH6 օր առաջ
  • Beautiful!

    unkown Gayunkown Gay6 օր առաջ
  • can she turn me into art?

    AdagioAdagio6 օր առաջ
  • i love that breaking bad like shot at the end

    FLXRFLXR6 օր առաջ
  • Woah

    QuacksterQuackster6 օր առաջ
  • Thank you for sharing all your work, I love your videos💗

    Daily ArtDaily Art6 օր առաջ
  • "Modern Art is trash"- Pablo Picasso

    Dipto SarkerDipto Sarker6 օր առաջ
  • Wow congrats!! Keep doing what you do

    Uzi LeaksUzi Leaks6 օր առաջ
  • So talented

    Ifeyinwa OkaforIfeyinwa Okafor6 օր առաջ
  • Amazing. Urhobo wadoh!

    Lulu BLulu B6 օր առաջ
  • Ok

    _ybwma_ybwma6 օր առաջ
  • trash = art now everything is art

    Katalonian ExtrasKatalonian Extras6 օր առաջ
  • Her arts trash 💯

    IllestBangersIllestBangers6 օր առաջ
  • Trash is art!

    Jayzo NothingJayzo Nothing6 օր առաջ
  • The title should be old fabric instead of trash

    Thea SharpeThea Sharpe6 օր առաջ
  • Oh how beautiful 🥰

    Mary NelsonMary Nelson6 օր առաջ
  • Omg am a Nigerian and am proud to be one.

    Ernest rapzzErnest rapzz6 օր առաջ
  • Woah

    audrey kuntzaudrey kuntz6 օր առաջ
  • its made of trash but its still better than any drawing I do

    Vorkian GamingVorkian Gaming6 օր առաջ
  • Even trash is better than some people

    Shiranai LS01Shiranai LS016 օր առաջ
  • So she can turn me into art?

    MrPlane420MrPlane4206 օր առաջ
  • Would love to buy

    bakxxcbakxxc6 օր առաջ
  • spamming cus im on keyboard so...dd dd dd d d d d d d d d d d d d d dd d d d d d d d d d d d d dd d dddd d d d d d d dd d d d d d d d d d d d d d d dd d d dd dd dd d d dd dd dd d ds s a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a aa a a a

    Mc DonaldsMc Donalds6 օր առաջ
  • Wow

    D JD J6 օր առաջ
  • Hahaha podłoga czakry przypadek?niesadze

    PerSHEush 33PerSHEush 336 օր առաջ
  • Paint me like your French girl

    Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin6 օր առաջ
  • Damn an inspiration

    Chinenye EzemaChinenye Ezema6 օր առաջ
  • I don't know why anyone will dislike this?

    Silmary TorresSilmary Torres6 օր առաջ
  • one mans trash is another mans treasure

    Precious HoustonPrecious Houston7 օր առաջ
  • This is so cool! Glad she’s doing this 🙌🏻😊

    Janet TungJanet Tung7 օր առաջ
  • Her art is gorgeous! 😍

    Night OwlNight Owl7 օր առաջ
  • I'm still waiting for that money to come through from some Nigerian prince

    Matthew -Matthew -7 օր առաջ
  • Somebody: Your art is trash! Her: Well yes, but actually no

    Justin WangJustin Wang7 օր առաջ
  • The thumbnail makes me believe she's trying to find out how to turn me into art but can't

    E A G L EE A G L E7 օր առաջ
  • some random guy: if you make art it will be trash Her: bet

    you're totally rightyou're totally right7 օր առաջ
  • Okay but when will I become a masterpiece

    XxkittygirlxX 101XxkittygirlxX 1017 օր առաջ
  • The only acceptable time to call that art “trash” or “garbage”

    A.Z. Films MARVENA.Z. Films MARVEN7 օր առաջ
  • she just invented the artwork! I am an artist, I haven't invented the new style of Art

    Ryan ate BryanRyan ate Bryan7 օր առաջ
  • Hi

    Avery BarcusAvery Barcus7 օր առաջ
  • I call it "bold and brash"

    Joe FJoe F7 օր առաջ
  • My 70 yo grandma does the same thing, dont see her on inside edition 🙃

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    Jack TraynorJack Traynor7 օր առաջ
  • Less material in the landfill.

    Tinnybird GTinnybird G7 օր առաջ
  • i always admire people who has creativity

    Curry brotherCurry brother7 օր առաջ
  • Just Wow 🤩!

    Erin BrownErin Brown7 օր առաջ
  • Does this mean I can finally become something beatiful? 😂😂

    Justa _ LgndJusta _ Lgnd7 օր առաջ
  • ew gross

    KiraKira7 օր առաջ
  • Sooooo creative.😎

    Rocio SantosRocio Santos7 օր առաջ
  • Am i the only only one who dont have any talent😫😫

    Maira FerrerMaira Ferrer7 օր առաջ
  • I'm a artist at college that finished and this is the most beautiful work of art I ever seen. Perfect

    Todoroki ShotoTodoroki Shoto7 օր առաջ
  • Reading plus: I SMELL AN ARTICLE!!!!!!

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  • *Literally 99% won’t see this : Your amazing and wonderful, stay safe during this rough times☘️💐*

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  • My times has come...

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  • Beautiful ❤️

  • Oh my sister God bless you

    Lucson FrancoisLucson Francois7 օր առաջ
  • But in Nigeria there is LOT OF TRASH

    XerozneXerozne7 օր առաջ
  • Astounding! ❤️

    Andrea DiamondAndrea Diamond7 օր առաջ
  • Who thought the picture or painting on the right side was her? Anyone ok:(

    Miguel GalvezvillanuevaMiguel Galvezvillanueva7 օր առաջ
  • Absolutely beautiful.

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  • Wow she has a great gift!😇

    Stacy WilsonStacy Wilson7 օր առաջ
  • Then I’m perfect for her next piece.

    AlexAlex7 օր առաջ
  • 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏🤙absolutely beautiful...good job👊😇

    Mary MatiasMary Matias7 օր առաջ
  • That art is trash

    Stating The ObviousStating The Obvious7 օր առաջ
  • She's so talented!!! Weldone Marcella!

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    • I love your videos!

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    • @Sisiyemmie. Aunty you brought me here. She is good oo

  • It's very creative and I love the artwork ♥️

    Surma ASurma A7 օր առաջ
  • She can't turn my ex into art tho

    ReinhardtReinhardt7 օր առաջ
  • You could say that this art looks *TRADSH*

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  • Did she wash the fabrics tho-

    Basically Your ParentsBasically Your Parents7 օր առաջ
  • Amazing best part recyle and reused 😎

    Northerners YankeeNortherners Yankee7 օր առաջ
  • Like my parents say someone trash is someone else's treasure

    Mayra MontielMayra Montiel7 օր առաջ
  • What a treasure!

  • Wow make her a gofundme to support her! 🤯

    Adan MartinezAdan Martinez7 օր առաջ
  • Wow this is greatest trash art ever 👍🏿👍🏿👍🏿👍🏿

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  • Beautiful art

    SammiLaRo11SammiLaRo117 օր առաջ
  • Everyone else: **talking about the art or other stuff** Me: You can use me for your art! I'm just some trash that does nothing all day!

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    • Same lol

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  • Wow🤯 that lady, is more badass and talent than me

    Erick MontesErick Montes7 օր առաջ
  • Thats the mom from us

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  • I Hope Who EVER Read’s This Had A Beautiful and Super Wonderful Day. God Bless Y’all and Make Sure to Stay Safe in This Pandemic... 😊⚠️💝💫✨

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  • So if they call her art trash she won’t care?

    A bizarre Matthew シA bizarre Matthew シ7 օր առաջ
  • I turn art into trash. Skillz!

    TheIndianNubbTheIndianNubb7 օր առաջ
  • I must say that is pretty talented🤔

    JourneyMan SmittyJourneyMan Smitty7 օր առաջ
  • Christ this is amazing, I can’t do this with 10 hours and a pen.

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  • make me a treasure please

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