Die Obdachlosigkeit ist im Londoner Stadtbild fest integriert und Alltag geworden. Wenn um 18:00 die Läden schließen und der Geschäftsmann den Heimweg antritt, werden die Eingänge zu temporäre Schlafzimmer umgewandelt. Pappe als Unterlage, ein meist viel zu dünner Schlafsack und warme…
London-based artist Zadok Ben David created this incredible installation using 12,000 cut steel botanical specimens modeled from old textbook illustrations, each embedded in a thin layer of sand. On first encountering the sprawling array of plants they appear completely black, thus the installation’s title: Blackfield. However when viewed from the opposite side, a field of black turns into a wall of color.
”Jason de Caires Taylor is 1974 born and spent his youth in Europe, Asia and the Caribbean. At the University of Arts in London in 1998, he makes his degree.
Eight years later he gained through the establishment of the marine park in Grenada worldwide recognition. The artist placed 68 sculptures on the sea floor, which have evolved over the years into artificial reefs, and were inhabited by crabs, fish and sea urchins. Covering an area of 800 square meters, the individual works are distributed and with the right scuba gear can look at them too closely.”