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Permanent work of art

Les Jardins Suspendus
Since June 29, 2019

Sprawling roots stretching through exhibition halls, swollen buildings and furniture spilling their wooden tumours... The works of Henrique Oliveira flourish, bearing life and intriguing at the same time. The Brazilian artist is renowned for his sculptures and installations recognisable by their use of irregularly shaped pieces of wood coming from « tapumes » – cheap wooden plates used in Brazil to hide construction sites from passers-by. Regular visitors of the Palais de Tokyo will probably have Baitogogo – an installation reintroducing knotty natural outlines within a calibrated space – in mind. The installations designed by Henrique Oliveira represent an increasingly invasive wilderness blending with architecture. His original installation created in situ in the Jardins Suspendus is a hybrid, almost living artwork made of different types of wood. This monumental organic sculpture looks familiar but also creates an impression of mystery and enigma. This artwork fits perfectly within this botanical garden dedicated to the preservation of nature.

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Permanent work of art

Sisyphus Casemate

Weave in and out of these strange branches ! An enigmatic and almost living artwork located in a former military fort

Les Jardins Suspendus
Since June 29, 2019
Venue

Les Jardins Suspendus
29, rue Albert Copieux

ACCESSIBILITY

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OPENING HOURS

Jardins Suspendus ouverts tous les jours de 10 h 30 à 20 h

Œuvre fermée au public pendant le festival MoZ'aïque, du 16 au 23 juillet inclus

PRICE

Accès libre

Discovery tour

Étape 19 du From one garden to another

CULTURAL MEDIATION

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How to get here
Bus ligne 3 (station Sanvic église ou Cochet) et ligne 5 (station Albert Copieux)
Parking gratuit
Accessible depuis l’entrée sud, rue du Fort, pour les personnes à mobilité réduite
Places de parking réservées pour les personnes à mobilité réduite
ON SITE

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