Culture Art & Media Artist's Fantastic Steampunk Collages Are Made From Electronic Waste (Photos) By Kimberley Mok Writer McGill University Cornell University Kimberley Mok is a former architect who covered architecture and the arts for Treehugger starting in 2007. our editorial process Twitter Twitter Kimberley Mok Updated October 11, 2018 ©. Finnabair Share Twitter Pinterest Email Culture History Travel Sustainable Fashion Art & Media Holidays Community © Finnabair Creating art with discarded computer parts doesn't necessarily mean it has to look hard-edged. Polish mixed media artist Finnabair (also known as Anna Dabrowska) puts together these richly-textured collages of salvaged tech parts along with other finds like dead moths, fabric, buttons and paints them to make dreamlike landscapes with a deeper significance. © FinnabairAs Dabrowska explains, her work is a blend of "industrial art, cyberpunk art, or artistic upcycling – with a bit of spiritual feeling." © Finnabair Starting on her artistic journey in 2007, Dabrowska discovered scrapbooking in 2008 and became "totally addicted" to mixed media in 2009. She's also a product designer and teacher, describing her creative process as follows: My projects are mostly media-based: I create paper and canvas layouts, collages and altered art, tags, journal pages – and many more. I love texture and believe in power of recycling and upcycling. I just adore flea market supplies. In addition to the overall, distinctive fusion of steampunk and Art Nouveau, there's so many inviting details in her collages that compel one to look closer and examine individual parts. © Finnabair © Finnabair © Finnabair © Finnabair © Finnabair Some of her pieces feature a modified photo of herself, but altered to suggest a creator on the spiritual path of art. © Finnabair In using electronic waste to create these mythical compositions, Dabrowska skilfully and soulfully blends handmade art with machine-made parts, leading us to wonder what other beauties could lie in so-called electronic "waste." More over at Finnabair's website.