Friday, 31 October 2008

"Het Zuid" - The South of Antwerp


The South area of Antwerp is known for it's trendy hotspots and cosy winebars & café's...
Centre meeting point of any student, local or trendsetter is The Museum of Fine Arts.
Until two years ago you could find people on the lawn just in front of the Museum. Now this has changed and the city has invested in a "watermirror" by the Spanish artist Cristina Iglesias.
Every seven minutes the water fills the pond fully, a simulation of ebb and flow. At the bottom panels ar placed in this way that the viewer sees the reflection of the Museum in the water and later when the water runs away again, the oxidated leaves re-appear ...

2 comments:

Yaya said...

Looks magical. Antwerp is going on my travel list.

Dominica said...

And when you do come yaya, I'll be your personal guide on all the secret places you must see and enjoy !