Wednesday, October 23, 2013

A sculptural intervention based on the act of giving and the symbolism of light

Commissioned by the Christchurch City Council, Cologne-based artist Misha Kuball's Solidarity Grid is based in the act of giving and symbolism of light. Over a period of three years, beginning with the current edition of the SCAPE Biennale, a single street lamp from each of twenty-one cities around the globe is being gifted to Christchurch as a gesture of solidarity with the city during its post-earthquake recovery and rebuild process. The lamps will be installed along a section of Park Terrace, providing light for pedestrians and cyclists.
Image: Mischa Kubell's Solidarity Grid