Land art and site specific sculpture - land art uses the environment and its scale as its material. Concrete art is expressed in material itself with which the artist introduces her non-representational objective. Public art can be viewed and accessed by observers.
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Welkom op mijn website bezoekers van de HKK met een QR-CODE scanner. Aangezien ik in Finland woon en werk leek mij deze techniek zeer geschikt om jullie een werk van mij te laten zien dat goed past in het thema van deze tentoonstelling. Klik op de foto's om meer van dit urban land art project te zien. Een ander project dat hieraan gerelateerd is is de >brug in Dirksland - HKK ledententoonstelling: DE STIJL ALS LEIDRAAD.

Walls in land art and other environmental sculpture

Walls in urban land art define an urban oasis in Ede, the Netherlands.
Concrete walls enclose an oasis-like refuge in the center of the public space of Ede in the Netherlands.

an urban oasis

The difference in height between the street above and the quay below is three meters. The walls as experienced from the quay below are higher than the normal height of interior spaces in average buildings. The full length of the quay projects above the water, forming a horizontal wall serving as a cantilevered walkway. The juxtaposition of the red, white, black and yellow walls is perpendicular - they counteract the obtuse as well as acute plane formed by the row of trees - depending on which viewpoint one chooses.

Access to this space is limited to two routes of approach: One is the obvious balcony and steel stairs leading down to the pond. The other, less obvious way is from behind the red wall; there are natural stone steps behind the left end the wall in the above image. Between the red and white walls there is a ramp for people in wheelchairs.

 

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