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32 tons of carrots dumped on London street for art installation

Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The mystery of nearly 32 tons of carrots dumped onto a street on the campus of a London university was revealed to be an art installation by a student.

Londoners took to social media Wednesday with photos and questions about the giant pile of carrots dumped by a truck onto a road through the University of London campus.

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The school revealed the pile of carrots is an art installation by Rafael Perez Evans, an art student at the university's Goldsmiths art college.

A spokesman for the college said the exhibit, titled "Grounding," is part of the Master of Fine Arts degree show, which runs Oct. 2-6.

"Rafael has arranged for the carrots to be removed at the end of the exhibition run and donated to animals," the spokesman told MyLondon.

Evans said in a YouTube post that the installation is designed to raise awareness of food waste stemming from the devaluing of crops.

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