Fleshy Intestine Tents
Swiss artist Andrea Hasler presents a location-specific body of work for the exhibition within th...
Swiss artist Andrea Hasler presents a location-specific body of work for the exhibition within the army barack situated on site. In connection to women’s protest in the early 1980s objecting of nuclear weapons being held there, ‘Embrace The Base’, the exhibition of which takes its namesake from the historic event, builds upon this context through the sculptures’ medium and methodology. Hasler has used an intestine modelling technique in the creation of two tents and three new humanoid figures. exploded or exposed wax lines the outside of the pair od tents, creatively exploring the consequences of a nuclear explosion, while retaining the notion of container, nurturing the concerns of the peace camps.
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