Mud on a Glass Canopy (Milan)

An undisclosed client in the fashion business asked me to survey a turn of the century building vacated  by the leading Italian newspaper, in order to prepare a feasibility test for their future  headquarters.

 

Quite unexpectedly I found there the perfect location for an outdoor temporary artwork and a landlord favorable to my project.

 

I used only dirt and pollution dust harvested by rain water that I channelled to drip in  specific spots of an existing glass canopy.

Looking at the result, unpredictable in part, it reminded me the work of Richard Long, tough I did not wish to emphasise the human touch and I rather enjoyed its more “natural” look.

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