POTEMKIN

Inactive
29 Apr-8 May (everyday), 9 May - 13 Nov (except Tue & Wed)
Photo by ISHIZUKA Gentaro

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About the artwork

For me Potemkin is the starting point of revolution. I am continuing mentally attached with Potemkin and seeing where the revolution is taking me. Potemkin stands in the crossroads where the modern man has to define his relationship with the nature. We have all the tools needed for a sustainable solution of human existance in the technological world. Now we also have all the tools to destroy the world. Architects, artists, urban planners, environmental planners and humanists must find their position and responsibility in this turning point. Potemkin stands as an Acropolis to be the post industrial temple to think of the connection between the modern man and nature. I see Potemkin as a cultivated junk yard situated between the ancient rice fields and river with a straight axis to the Shinto temple.

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Artwork no. N019
Production year 2003
Opening hours Daytime
Admission Please purchase ETAT Passport to view the artworks.
Area Nakasato
Village Kuramata
Open dates 29 Apr-8 May (everyday), 9 May - 13 Nov (except Tue & Wed)
Venue Near Former Kuramata Elementary school(Kuramata kou 1650,Tokamachi-city, Niigata)
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