Mexican Artist melts thousands of guns to create shovels for planting trees

Mexican Artist melts thousands of guns to create shovels for planting trees

With project Palas por Pistolas, Mexican artist, Pedro Reyes seeks to show “how an agent of death can become an agent of life.”  He has melted 1,527 guns and has turned them into shovels for planting trees. In Culiacán, Mexico, the city with the highest rate of gun deaths in the nation, many people know the devastating consequences these weapons can contribute to. That’s where creative activist Pedro Reyes comes in. Reyes is […]