An artist has placed nine large bales of rubbish among the classical paintings at a Liverpool gallery.
The 1m (3.2ft) bales, part of Robyn Woolston's Strangers In A Strange Land,
are made of around three tonnes of discarded plastic packaging. The artist said she wanted people to consider "what it is they are leaving
The Liverpool-based artist said the bales had been placed to reflect the grid
of the gallery's ceiling and were intended to make viewers consider both the
waste they produce and the "waste they become" when they die.
"By existing, we create waste and at the same time, we are heading to our end
point," she said. "So I'm asking people to consider both aspects and what it is they are
leaving behind." Strangers In A Strange Land is on show in the gallery until 23 June.