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Bielefeld Art City

Photo© Polizei, Bielefeld

 

Meanwhile, in the quaint town of Bielefeld, a 26-year-old self-proclaimed artist was trying to come to terms with his complicated relationship with his father as well as an artwork of Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto. After an alcohol-infused visit to a local club, the young man decided to make a short cut with his father’s Mercedes through Kunsthalle Bielefeld’s recently restored sculpture park. After a couple of rounds around the park engaging with sculptural works of Henry Moore, Thomas Schütte, and Olafur Eliasson in a circular motion he felt challenged by a newly commissioned work by Sou Fujimoto. Seemingly feeling at unease with its qualities as a work of art he immediately decided to respond by creating a new site-specific work in direct response to Fujimoto’s architectural structure. Continue reading

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