Jamaica Bay Pen Project

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Remember Willis Elkins, the artist who collects cigarette lighters from the shores of New York City? His latest found art adventure involves not just collecting found objects, but restoring them.

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For the Jamaica Bay Pen Project, Elkins gives new life to pens that wash up on the shores of Jamaica Bay in Queens by cleaning them up and replacing the ink cartridges.  Track the project here.

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3 Responses to “Jamaica Bay Pen Project”

  1. Steve Linsky Says:

    Great idea, but, how about if every person who has a stash of ball pens at home brings them into their place of employment for everyone to use. recycles and slows down purchase of new pens.

  2. Leila Darabi Says:

    Another great idea.

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