Trash Sculpture Turns Into Michael Jackson When Illuminated
Diet Wiegman puts a new spin on garbage by turning it into art when lit up by a spotlight.
Paper and plants are repurposed with style by Dutch artist Diet Wegman in an innovative collection of sculptures that use light and angle in a creative manner.
At first glance, the pieces might look simply like selections from the contents of a landfill. However, when illuminated in the correct fashion, they become much more aesthetically appealing and recognizable.
The works, which are composed of matter such as rolled up paper, use light to transform these apparent piles of garbage into shadows of celebrated figures and items. Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ pose is recreated, as are the famed Renaissance artworks ‘David’ and ‘Venus De Milo.’