Kamigamo Shrine: This famous shrine in Japan dates back to the 7th Century, and it's a very important part of Japanese history. This location is actually a series of shrines with the most important ones surrounded by Japanese rock gardens. The most notable one is the Kamigamo Shrine, which features two enigmatic cones made of gravel. These cones are memorials to the holy trees that once served the purpose of welcoming spirits to this shrine.
By Andy Holden, Pyramid Piece 2009 is a vastly enlarged replica of a small Egyptian stone fragment, created from knitted yarn and foam over a steel support. Andy swiped a piece from the Pyramid as a child and made a video of him attempting to return it to its original spot.
Bernar Venet, 1963
"[...] Other artists were more concerned with allowing materials rather than systems to determine the form of their work, reflected in the ubiquity of temporary "piles" of materials around 1968 (done by, among others, Andre, Baxter, Beuys, Bollinger, crowEST, Ferrer, Kaltenbach, Long, Louw, Morris, Nauman, Oppenheim, Saret, Serra, Smithson). [...]"
Lucy R. Lippard: "Preface" In: Six Years: The dematerialization of the art object from 1966 to 1972.
London: Studio Vista, 1973, p. 5.
Yao Lu says of his digitally constructed landscapes, "Today China is developing dramatically and many things are under constant construction. Meanwhile many things have disappeared and continue to disappear. The rubbish dumps covered with the 'shield', a green netting, are a ubiquitous phenomenon in China."
Chocolate Hills is an unusual geological formation in Bohol, Philippines. It is composed of around 1,268 perfectly cone-shaped hills of about the same size, spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometers. They are covered in green grass that turns brown during the dry season, hence the name.
"To make the chore of leaf-raking in the fall more interesting, I try to pile my leaves artistically. This also has the advantage of taking up less space on the street until the city picks them up. It is not easy to put them in a high pile in such a way that they don't fall over or blow away. To accomplish this, I cram them into a garbage can, so that they become compacted, and then compact them more as I place them on the pile." someone.