outdoors - the sculpture garden reconstructed not once ....
In the week previous to the opening of this exhibition, two of the participating artists - Mariska Zevenbergen and Tanya Cnossen - spent many hours in the sculpture garden, creating land art and at the same time reorganising the whole setup. Many site-specific works were prepared ready for the opening of this exhibition on October 3. The theme of this outdoor work was "evolution and machine". Not unexpectedly, spirals abounded - just like in natural evolutionary processes. In combination, of course with various machines already to be found in the sculpture garden. It was a most impressive sight!
(poster designed by Tanya Cnossen)
.... but twice
This part of the "Work in progress"-exhibition was short-lived. On october 9 we had planned an experimental dance performance (titled "the tempests") in the sculpture garden - in the dark - so everything had to be cleared out.
It's one of Alex's regular hobby-horses, "the art of saying goodbye" (to work that has somehow fulfilled its role). In two days of hard manual labour we not only cleared out most art, but also a vast amount of weeds ....