Feature - Ha Schult's Trash Sculptures. 1999-2003
One thousand life-size sculptures are touring the world. This army of humanoids was created from trash, collected from garbage dumps and industrial, mostly high-tech waste, like computer parts or scrap metal, cans and bottles.
The Trash People have embarked on a journey to the world's most spectacular sites. The project started in 1996 in the arena of the Roman amphitheater in Xanten on the Rhine. Next the sculptures were shown in Paris in front of the modern arch of La Défense (photos available from Magnum photographer René Burri). They appeared on Moscow's Red Square in front of the St. Basil...