Ptolemy Elrington started creating fish out of discarded hubcaps over ten years ago. He takes something that is automatically rubbish when on the side of the road and transforms it into something which gives people a great deal more pleasure.
‘My fish try to say things about our wasteful society’
‘Hubcap Creatures’ as they are known have become best sellers, making a name for themselves as highly desirable consumer durables and creating a massive impact in the media, FHM magazine has labeled them ‘masterpieces’,’ cool’ and ‘bloody brilliant’. The Daily Mail has praised the Hubcap Creatures ‘unique style’ and Ptolemy has made several appearances on national TV, most notably ‘Richard and Judy’ and ‘Art Attack’.