“next day he went to the lake, called the fish to him and said, ‘i suffered thee to live, now tell me where to hide myself so that the king’s daughter may not see me.’ the fish thought for a while, and at last cried, “i have it! i will shut thee up in my stomach.” – the brothers grimm

30/05/2012 § Leave a comment

smiljan radic + marcela correa, the boy hidden in the fish (2010)

 

the boy hidden in a fish is a sculpture commissioned for the venice biennale in 2010.  chilean architect smiljan radic and sculptress marcela correa created this piece in reaction to the 2010 chilean earthquake.  it is composed of perfumed cedar wood and a granite boulder.  the concept of a boy hidden in the fish comes from the brothers grimm story the sea hare.

 

looking for a sea-hare

a young hare

 

 

notes:

[title]     follow the link for the complete brothers grimm story, the sea-hare.

[image]     more images of this piece may be found at designboom.

[more radic]      smiljan radic’s casa pite was a young hare last july.

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