19 Feb '12, 2pm

Sarah Turner's Recycled Bottle Family Glows for Nottingham Light Night

Sarah Turner's Recycled Bottle Family Glows for Nottingham Light Night

Each year, the artist noticed that Light Night was a popular family event, with many parents bringing their children to the festival near Nottingham Castle. Being a resident of Nottingham, where her studio is also located, Turner decided to give back to her community. Using the same techniques that she employs to her sophisticated lighting design projects, she created a larger scale plastic bottle family, dedicated to the families around her. Each of the figure’s heads is an orb, set on a translucent conical body. Each of the bodies was made with different techniques that Turner uses, to show the varying possibilities of working with recycled plastic bottles. A lighting system inside makes each figure glow from within. Even the plastic bottle dog’s leash is made from an

Full article: http://www.inhabitots.com/sarah-turners-recycled-bottle-f...

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