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05/09/2013 12:50 pm ET

Narcelio Grud, Graffiti Artist, Creates Striking Image With Discarded Food (VIDEO)

Vimeo: Difusor Photos

People in developed countries throw away 30 to 50 percent of food, according to a report released earlier this year. To call attention to this massive amount of waste, Brazilian graffiti artist Narcelio Grud recently created urban artwork using only discarded fruits and vegetables.

His project, "Tropical Hungry," depicts an open mouth -- potential symbolism abounds.

Check it out below:

Tropical hungry from Difusor Photos on Vimeo.

[via Foodiggity]

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