Bavarian Dudes Make Beautiful Music With Rusty Tool Boxes... For Some Reason

November 5, 2014 7:34 PM

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A circular xylophone made from weapons' parts, by Mexican sculptor Pedro Reyes, sits in his workshop in Mexico City, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2013. Reyes has dedicated his last two years transforming weapons, that were either turned in or seized by the army and police in Ciudad Juarez, into musical instruments. The Mexican artist also hopes to take his message international, with an exhibition of the musical instruments in London's Lisson Gallery in March and later in the United States. “This project has a pacifist intent, to create a global consciousness about arms trafficking,” Reyes said. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

An instrument that mimics the sound of a bass guitar created by Mexican sculptor Pedro Reyes from seized guns is seen in his workshop in Mexico City, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2013. The guns that have caused so many deaths in northern Mexico are transformed into musical instruments by Reyes for a project ti...

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