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APPARENT PARADOX

Atelier Impopulaire, 2021

Modular elements, variable dimensions.

Natural clay from Limentra creek, pine timber, copal powder, sugar lift,  burnt resin, edible painting made with Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius), Woad (Isatis tinctoria), coal, wood and ash.

Produced by The Institute for Cultural Ecology

 

APPARENT PARADOX Is a mixed media open air installation realized with natural elements collected into the forest of Acquerino and restituted to the woods to create micro-shelters for the ecosystems populating the undergrowth.

The installing process started in early June with the wood elements and has been completed with the clay habitats set within the pine forest during the last week of July.

locations:

N 44° 0′ 35.00790″ E 11° 0' 39.66004"

N 44° 0′ 94.78373"  E 11° 0' 40.18542"

N 44° 0′ 34.51624"  E 11° 0' 39.86268"

N 44° 0′ 36.12378"  E 11° 0' 38.49899"

N 44° 0′ 36.94495"  E 11° 0' 37.45523"

YOU CREATE A NUT SHELL FOR SHELTER IN THE SHELTER OF A NUT SHELL
YOU NEED A COLOR TO AVOID MIMESIS WHERE MIMESIS IS SAFER THAN CLARITY
NO HARMFUL COLOR TO PRESERVE THE HARMLESSNESS
PLANTING A ROOF, BUILDING A ROCK MAZE, FILLING A CRATER
ARE YOU SUPERIMPOSING YOUR SYSTEM WHILE TRYING TO HELP OUT?

 

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The INSTITUTE FOR CULTURAL ECOLOGY is an environment of meetings where cultures & practices are invited to delve into each other in a space of sustained awareness.
Providing trough exhibition programs and multidisciplinary projects a connection to nature, the ICE will open its doors with APPARENT PARADOX a site-specific installation that anticipates ATELIER IMPOPULAIRE solo show AWOL.

Preview Friday July 30 6 pm


The outdoor installation may be visited 10-7 pm every day from Saturday July 31 to September 30 and 10-5 pm October 1-December 3.
The ICE is located at 44° 1′ 55” N, 11° 0′ 28″ E
Please check the local weather conditions before planning your visit.

instituteforculturalecology.com

 


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