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'The Garden of Floating Words' is a neon poem that appears to be floating in the darkness from within the foliage of the garden planter. During the daytime, the words are revealed to be on tall rectangular clear acrylic stands, their structure echoing the tall glass buildings surrounding the garden space, but at night the words alone become the main feature. Using neon, a light source traditionally associated with the city, Artesero creates something ephemeral to make a space for quiet contemplation within the busy complex.
clear acrylic & neon glass
H 200 x W 50 x D 50 cm
on loan to Sculpture in the City, 2019–2020
Sculpture in the City
at all times