During Can Art & Design Festival, art enthusiasts from all over Romania are given the chance to give new shape, form and, eventually, life to aluminium cans.
The 2021 edition presented 85 artistic creations, all in the form of paintings, while the six most popular artworks were rewarded with prizes between 500 and 1000 Euros. They are now the subject of exhibitions organised in cities like Pitesti, Cluj-Napoca, Baia Mare, and Constanta until the end of August.
This creative initiative is a project of Every Can Counts Romania, reaching now its eighth edition, which was by far the most important in terms of the number of entries and the quality of artistic creations. The purpose of this exhibition is to highlight not only the importance of aluminium as a recyclable material but also the artists’ vision of the world and of the environment. Among the winning artworks was the painting “Symbiosis of Generations”, by Maria Petrariu, which combines the portraits of two representative personalities in the fight for environmental protection and sustainability: Sir David Attenborough and the environmental activist Greta Thunberg.
The exhibition is organized in partnership with VIVO!, a chain of shopping malls in Romania, and brings together 15 of the most appreciated artworks of the contest, helping Every Can Counts to inspire and increase awareness about the importance of cans.