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Amazing Shadow Sculptures by Tim Noble and Sue Webster
From discarded wood, welded scrap metal, broken tools, cigarette packets, soda cans and piles of trash, Tim Noble and Sue Webster make assemblages and then point light to create projected shadows of people standing, sitting, smoking, drinking or anything easily recognizable. Every debris is precisely set in place, taking into consideration its distance from the wall, and its angle with the spotlight. The result is surprising and powerful as it redefines how abstract forms can transform into figurative ones.

More artwork by Tim Noble and Sue Webster can be found in their gallery.

YOUNGMAN, 2012
1 wooden stepladder, and discarded wood

THE INDIVIDUAL, 2012
1 wooden stepladder, and discarded wood

THE GAMEKEEPER'S GIBBET, 2011
Solid sterling silver gilded in pure gold, and metal stand

SELF IMPOSED MISERY, 2010
1 wooden stepladder, and discarded wood

DEAD THINGS, 2010
1 black cat, 19 crow heads, 4 rook heads, 5 jackdaw heads, 13 crow legs/feet, a pair of crow wings, a pair of jackdaw wings, 6 juvenile black rats, 1 x chaffinch (male), metal stand

WILD MOOD SWINGS, 2009–10
2 wooden stepladders, and discarded wood

COLD DEATH, 2009
3 brown rats (juvenile), 3 brown rats (adult), 1 mink (front and rear halves), 1 carrion crow (full mounted), 7 carrion crows (head/neck), 8 carrion crows (legs/feet, 2 wings), 8 rooks (head/neck), 12 rooks (legs/feet), 11 jackdaws (head/neck), 8 jackdaws (legs/feet), various animal bones, metal stand

NASTY PIECES OF WORK, 2008–09
2 wooden stepladders, discarded wood, broken tools

DARK STUFF, 2008
189 mummified animals (67 field mice, 5 adult rats, 42 juvenile rats, 44 garden shrews, 1 fox, 1 squirrel, 1 weasel, 13 carrion crows, 7 jackdaws, 1 blackbird, 1 sparrow, 1 robin, 1 toad, 1 gecko, 3 garden snail shells), glue, metal stands

THE SPIKEY THING, 2005
Welded scrap metal

A HOLE, 2005
Welded scrap metal, wood

HE/SHE, (Diptych) 2004
Welded scrap metal, 2 light projectors


KISS OF DEATH, 2003
34 taxidermy animals (6 rats, 1 mink, 8 carrion crows, 8 rooks, 11 jackdaws), animal bones, metal stand

SUNSET OVER MANHATTAN, 2003
Cigarette packets, tin cans shot by air gun pellets, wooden bench

REAL LIFE IS RUBBISH, 2002
Mixed media

INSTANT GRATIFICATION, 2001
US 1$ bills, bulldog clips, MDF, formica, perspex, 3 electric fans, slot machine mechanism, plastic tokens

FALLING APART, 2001
Personal items trashed January–March 2001

WASTED YOUTH, 2000
Trash, replica food, McDonalds packaging, wood

BRITISH WILDLIFE, 2000
88 taxidermy animals; 46 birds (35 varieties), 40 mammals (18 varieties), 2 fish, wood, polyester glass fibre filler, fake moss, wire

THE ORIGINAL SINNERS, 2000
Replica fruits and berries, bark and moss, plastic ornamental bowls, fishing wire, cooking oil, electric pump mechanism, metal, MDF

DIRTY WHITE TRASH (WITH GULLS), 1998
6 months' worth of artists' trash, 2 taxidermy seagulls
via   timnobleandsuewebster.com
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