Oversized burnt matchsticks created by Wolfgang Stiller. One of Stiller’s recent art installations known as the Matchstickmen (2010) has certainly made himself as a modern impressionist in Germany. Head moulds created during his travels were collected and each was decorated as part of a matchstick.
Matchstickmen installation was recently exhibited in Dale, Norway. Read more about the Berlin artist: http://www.wolfgangstiller.com/select_english.htm
For size comparison, the editor’s shoe size is about EU size 36 or UK size 3.