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Camden Arts Centre

Exhibition Detail
Metro
Arkwright Road
London NW3 6DG
United Kingdom


September 26th, 2008 - October 25th, 2008
Opening: 
October 25th, 2008 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
Orchard (Detail), Ron HaseldenRon Haselden, Orchard (Detail), 2002
© the Artist; Courtesy DOMO BAAL London
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Ron Haselden uses simple, artisan materials. For his new installation he has built a vibrantly coloured linear grid that seems to hover above the grassy slope of the Garden.

It links the everyday experience of Parisian commuters with the daily lives of fishermen working off the coast of Brittany. The sculpture is as monumental as it is delicate incorporating coloured twine used by fishermen mending their nets.

'Metro' is the latest in a series of temporary sculptures installed in fields and orchards around the place in Brittany where Haselden now lives. The new urban setting is surrounded by trees, terraced houses and the sounds of London traffic.

Haselden often encourages members of the public to participate in his projects. In 'Breathing In, Breathing Out' in 1998, Erno Goldfinger's 31-storey Trellick Tower functioned as a 100m high vertical stage for a light performance in which all the inhabitants of its 217 homes participated.

Join the artist in the Garden at a talk and celebration of the installation on Saturday 25 October at 3.00pm.


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