|The Blackheads silk rug
Launched by Henzel Studio, February 2023
Tim and Sue have collaborated with Henzel Studio to create a silk rug based on their 1998 painting Don't Fuck With The Blackheads. The rug was launched as part of a site-specific installation at The Edition Hotel West Hollywood in conjunction with FRIEZE Los Angeles
Since its inception in 2012, Henzel Studio and curator Joakim Andreasson have directly collaborated with more than thirty artists to translate their respective practices onto this traditional medium.
|Beat, London, Issue 20, Winter 2016.|
Sue Webster screws up McQ, McQ fashion featuring Bo Ningen for a 4 page advert, 8 page insert and 48 sheet poster for BEAT magazine.
|Beat, London, Issue 18, Spring 2016.|
Street Compositions, curated by Sue Webster, featuring works by Danny Fox, Kingsley Ifill, Anne McCloy, Tim Noble and Sue Webster.
|Beat, 5th Anniversary Issue, London, Spring 2016. Special Poster Edition.|
'Generation of the Thin Men' (some of my friends are
Bowie fans), curated by Sue Webster, featuring artworks by Jeremy Deller, Tracey Emin, Kingsley Ifill, Scott King, Toby Mott, Tim Noble and Sue Webster.
|Beat, Issue #16 London, Winter 2015. |
Still Life + Art World Anti Bodies, curated by Sue Webster, featuring artworks by Frank Carter, Danny Fox, PJ Harvey, Kingsley Ifill, Tim Noble, Laurie Vincent and Sue Webster.
|Sue Webster: The Folly Acres Cook Book|
Published by Other Criteria, November 2014
The Folly Acres Cook Book combines recipes from the kitchen of the Gloucestershire smallholding shared by Tim and Sue, along with drawings, photographs, thoughts, anecdotes and personal memories.
Originally cooked for family and friends including the chef Mark Hix, and the singer songwriter
Introduced with an original poem by PJ Harvey that was inspired by her visit to Folly Acres, the Cook Book is hand-typed on a 1940s Olympia Robust typewriter originally developed for use by the German militia during World War II. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs and illustrations by both Tim and Sue.
|Also available from Other Criteria|
The Folly Acres Cook Book Tea Towel – 100% cotton, 640 x 465 mm.
|Beat, Issue #10 London, Spring 2014. |
Viv Albertine Meets Sue Webster
|Beat, Issue #7 London, Summer 2013. |
Sue Webster's Meltdown 2013 photo assignment
|Wolf, Issue 2, Mexico. |
Front cover illustration for Wolf, a free quarterly food journal. The image of Frida Kahlo was drawn by Sue Webster, blindfolded, "in a game of Exquisite Corpses with myself".
|Jewellery by Tim Noble & Sue Webster|
Since 2004, as part of an ongoing project in collaboration with Louisa Guinness, the latest range of jewellery, together with some of the artists' previous designs were showcased at the Louisa Guinness Gallery in March 2013.
A trip to Egypt in 2009 inspired the artist's sculpture Gamekeeper's Gibbet, 2011: a shadow portrait constructed from casts of found dead creatures, in pure solid gold. It was therefore a natural progression to continue the theme in this new line of jewellery.
These striking objects simultaneously represent an examination of both ancient Egyptian talismans and contemporary culture. Cast in silver or gold the jewellery of Tim Noble and Sue Webster are mummification in precious metals. Powerful, irreverent, subversive and humorous, the defining qualities of their work has not been lost in translation as rings, necklaces and bracelets.
For further information please visit the Louisa Guinness Gallery.
|Skinny Leaping Frog |
Edition of 10
|Crow's Claws |
Edition of 10
|Flattened Frog |
Edition of 10
|NO – Dennis Morris Portraits|
The Vinyl Factory Chelsea
12 October – 11 November 2012
NO is made up of 11 iconic portrait photographs of the artists taken by Dennis Morris. As well as his celebrated work with the Sex Pistols and Bob Marley, Morris was instrumental in creating the seminal sleeves, logo and metal box for John Lydon's band PiL. Says Sue Webster: "Two of my all-time favourite album cover's, Iggy Pop's The Idiot and David Bowie's Heroes, were both inspired by the same painting, Roquairol by the German artist Erich Heckel. And so we approached Dennis to create an image for the cover artwork of our own record, I immediately wanted to capture the essence of the leather-clad Bowie from 1977, and to mix this with the portrait of John Lydon that adorns the cover of Public Image Limited's seminal album First Issue."
NO is made up of 11 iconic portrait photographs of the artists taken by Dennis Morris. As well as his celebrated work with the Sex Pistols and Bob Marley, Morris was instrumental in creating the seminal sleeves, logo and metal box for John Lydon's band PiL.
Says Sue Webster: "Two of my all-time favourite album cover's, Iggy Pop's The Idiot and David Bowie's Heroes, were both inspired by the same painting, Roquairol by the German artist Erich Heckel. And so we approached Dennis to create an image for the cover artwork of our own record, I immediately wanted to capture the essence of the leather-clad Bowie from 1977, and to mix this with the portrait of John Lydon that adorns the cover of Public Image Limited's seminal album First Issue."
|© Dennis Morris|
|The Hunger Mixtape: Tim & Sue.|
A mixtape on Mixcloud project by Hunger Magazine (online).
Tim Noble and Sue Webster took a break from creating sculptures, to talk through which tracks they had chosen and why.
A-side: Sue Webster
B-side: Tim Noble
|DAZED Digital |
The Secret History of East London.
A project on Dazed Digital with access to a map with a timeline.
The interactive map allows anyone to upload their favourite memories of the creative history of east London, to create a permanent archive that highlights the key moments in the grassroots, underground creative scene(s) that have made the area so exciting. Away from the billboards and the residential developments and the talk of 'Tech City', what made the area tick in the first place . . .
Article "Is East London Dead" Dazed & Confused magazine, May 2012, that initiated the above project.
|The Specials T-shirt Range|
Tim Noble and Sue Webster have teamed up with ska legends The Specials to produce limited editions of two t-shirts Don't Call Me Scarface and Too Much Too Young, influenced by the classic tracks Gangsters and Too Much Too Young.
|The Knowledge, Gervasuti Foundation, Venice Biennale. |
Bo Ningen performance and animation
A new work by Tim Noble and Sue Webster was screened on the opening night of The Knowledge, an exhibition curated by James Putnam. Working in collaboration with the Japanese Rock Band, Bo Ningen, the artists produced an animated film which responds to the long black hair of each band member.
To achieve this, the artists took samples of the musicians' hair to play on the idea of 'hair abstraction'. In response to this, Bo Ningen composed a track to compiment the film, thus creating a mutually responsive collaboration. The animation will be projected behind the band while they are playing.
Says Webster: "I was totally blown away by Bo Ningen's performance at the 1-2-3-4 Shoreditch Festival, and especially by their hair which is cut psychedelically into three different layers, like a double fringe, and longer at the back. When Tim and I were invited to present them live at the Venice Biennale we immediately volunteered to make a video projection to be used as a backdrop throughout the live performance and the natural thing to do was to use their hair."
|Beat, Issue #1 London, Winter 2010. |
Bo Ningen. Interview by Sue Webster
|Other Criteria. Out of Print Books: |
S.C.U.M Manifesto by Valerie Solanas – Chosen by Sue Webster
Other Criteria have invited a selection of their artists to name a single book that has influenced their work, shaped their thinking or encouraged them to create.
Sue Webster said "I gave this book as a present to a boyfriend of mine whilst at Art School, it obviously struck a nerve with him as he dumped me not long afterwards for a blonde. I dunno, I thought it was a really cool present being an original 1st edition and pretty damn hard to find, I must have knew it was over, I kind of induced it."
S.C.U.M Manifesto is a feminist tract written in 1968 by Valerie Solanas, the woman who made an attempt to assassinate Andy Warhol in the same year. It contains "the rationale and program of action of S.C.U.M (Society for Cutting Up Men), which eliminates through sabotage all aspects of society not relevant to women (everything), brings about a complete female take-over, eliminates the male sex and begins to create a swinging, groovy, out-of-sight female world.
|Tattoos Gagosian Gallery|
Five tattoos were produced in collaboration with Gagosian Gallery for The London Art Book Fair 2010 took place at the Whitechapel Gallery on the 23–25 September 2010.
The London Art Book Fair is an annual event devoted to international art publishing. Hosted by the Whitechapel Gallery in association with Marcus Campbell Art Books, The London Art Book Fair presents the work of individual artist publishers, galleries, magazines, colleges, arts publishing houses, rare book dealers and distributors alongside a wider associated programme of talks and events.
|DIG, LAZARUS, DIG!!! Book|
The 46-page hard back four inch square book contains exclusive handwritten lyrics and notes by Nick Cave, photos and illustrations, a three inch CD of the single Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!, plus an interview with Nick Cave and British artists Tim Noble And Sue Webster who created the cover art for the album, DIG, LAZARUS, DIG!!!.
Nick Cave said "The little book is about the making of the song Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! It is a curiosity that deals with the preparation and final glorious outcome of a project that began on the back of an envelope, a literal 'scrap' of an idea and ended up evolving into a genuine cultural icon and classic rock 'n' roll song, due to the collaborative efforts of myself, The Bad Seeds and Brit artists Sue Webster and Tim Noble.
The song, which is a comic re-imagining of the Lazarus myth (placing the recently 'risen' Lazarus in 70s New York City) is accompanied by an eight foot square light sculpture, employing over 750 light bulbs, built by Webster and Noble. This little book documents the journey of this mammoth collaboration. "Dig it!!!"
|DIG, LAZARUS, DIG!!! Album
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds released their 14th studio album DIG, LAZARUS, DIG!!! through Mute Records on 3rd March 2008.
Produced by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and Nick Launay who worked with the band on their last album Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus, the album was recorded over the summer at State of the Ark studios in Richmond and mixed by Nick Launay at British Grove in Chiswick.
DIG, LAZARUS, DIG!!! features artwork by British artists Tim Noble and Sue Webster.
|Polymorphous Perverse. Publication|
Published by Other Criteria, 2008
Tim Noble and Sue Webster's new publication documents in beautiful detail their critically acclaimed site-specific project at the Freud Museum, which was nominated for the prestigious South Bank Prize in 2007.
This includes one of their characteristic self-portrait shadow sculptures Black Narcissus, a plethora of silicone rubber casts of Webster's fingers and Noble's member in various states of arousal which was installed in Freud's study. There is also detailed documentation and analysis of their complex kinetic sculpture Scarlett that was appropriately sited in the bedroom of Freud's daughter, Anna, the founder of child psychology.
The publication also provides a fascinating insight into Freud's theories and how they relate to art practice with critical essays from the distinguished American art historian Linda Nochlin and James Putnam who curated the original exhibition.