Plats för omätbar tid / Place for Unquantifiable Time, a job for Alvaro Campo, Kista
All the pieces are now placed, the inauguration will be on September 15.
Gnosis is a Greek word for knowledge and insight, Cosmogony is the teaching of the world’s origin or creation.
The installation consists of eight stone sculptures with more or less anthropomorphic features loosely based on art history works mixed with pop-cultural elements. The pieces carved in stone from different parts of the world: porphyry and pegmatite from Sweden, serpentinite from Zimbabwe and granite from India and Brazil
The material selection is an important element of the installation, the stone stands for continuity and variation, coming from many different places.
This is a commission for the district of Rinkeby in Stockholm,
I’ve begun with the last four sculptures for the Rinkeby Terrace, the materials come from different parts of the world, one i got from from the woods behind my country house, another comes from Zimbabwe via Maputo and yet another one i got in Tuscany, where i had the opportunity to visit some old friends.
From start to finish, “El Sueño” black granite from India, a comission for Brf Revskär, Farsta