synthetic resin with steel frame
18 m long, 2,5 m high (scale 1: 1)
Inspiration: the city’s maritime history and the whaling industry
Location: in the Willemshaven port near the South pier
Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla
‘On the barricades’ could be the motto of the Puerto Rico based artist couple, Allora & Calzadilla (1974, 1971). Using all the means available in contemporary art, they criticise the ruthless and violent exploitation of man and nature by the global political- economic system. With their often very direct sculptures, videos and photographs, they show the consequences of this, whilst also calling us, through performances and musical projects, to protest.