Nirit Levav Packer - “Sit”
Nirit Levav Packer was inspired by her love of animals and her commitment to recycling to create the Unchained Collection, 12 life-sized dog sculptures made from repurposed bike parts. Welding bicycle chains, pedals, gears, bells and seats, the Israeli artist has created several different breeds of dogs. While some look pretty close to the real thing, others are a bit more abstract. We especially like her Dachshund sculpture, which she named “Sit” and was born from her imagination when she spotted a bike seat that reminded her of the breed on one of her visits to the bike shop to collect parts for her sculptures.