An orchestra of musical instruments made from weapons by Pedro Reyes

Since 2008, mexican artist Pedro Reyes has been turning to weapons as a medium to address the crime rates in his native country by transforming them into objects of social engagement. he first began working with Palas por Pistolas, a campaign which invited citizens of the western mexican city of Culiacán - a city known for high rates of gun-related deaths - to voluntarily donate illegal weapons.