VIDEO:Impressive Sculpture Coming To Burien Town Square

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From our friends at Burien Parks comes this video and information on a very impressive sculpture coming soon to Burien Town Square:

Here’s more info on this project:

The Burien/ Interim Art Space is a year-long experiment, combining and transforming the concepts of art, temporary green spaces, and community gathering. The Interim Art Space at Burien’s Town Square will be kicked off by displaying Buriens first major temporary art piece, The Passage, a sculpture depicting a mother and child walking together to share and explore life.

This artwork was first created by Dan Das Mann and Karen Cusolito for the 2005 Burning Man Arts Festival in the Nevada desert. The figures stand a dramatic 30 and 20 feet tall and are fabricated out of recycled and scrap metal. The interim art space will occupy a temporarily vacant one-acre parcel of Buriens Town Square project. This exciting space will not only showcase art but will be an energetic gathering place for Buriens citizens.

B/IAS will be a working canvas that will be transformed by the efforts of both artists and the community throughout the year. The art space will celebrate its opening in December of 2008 with the installation of The Passage. The project will conclude when the sculpture is removed and construction begins at the site on a future phase of Town Square.

B/IAS is a collaboration between the City of Burien Arts Commission, Urban Partners, GGLO and Ignition NW. For more information please contact Gina Kallman, City of Burien Cultural Arts Supervisor, (206) 988-3713, [email protected].

So…whaddaya think of this sculpture?

And do you have any ideas for what else should go in the “Interim Art Space” at Burien Town Square?

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2 Responses to “VIDEO:Impressive Sculpture Coming To Burien Town Square”
  1. Jack Brent says:

    Saw the sculpture(s) at Burning Man in 2005; glad they are coming to visit Burien! Also glad the arts project is up and running.

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