Red Fountain

2009

da Cunha, Alexandre
For the exhibition at Camden Arts Centre, I was trying to relate objects with the idea of tourism and how people don't actually know much about the culture they find themselves in. There are two aspects- one perhaps is more of a formalist way of approaching the material through art history and the other one has to do with the subject where you see the work. In this case, with this coconut casts ('Red Fountain, Blue Fountain') it's impossible not to think about different countries or how people perceive different cultures. Alexadre da Cunha (Extract from an interview with David Yu, ArtSlant.com)
  • Artwork Details: 140 x 40 x 40cm
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  • Material description: Plaster, Concrete and Plastic Straw
  • Credit line: © the artist. Gift of Outset Contemporary Art Fund, London
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  • Medium: Sculpture
  • Accession number: ACC47/2009

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