Sculpture by the Sea — Aarhus

The Glue Society
(James Dive),
Once
Photo, Nicolai Lorenzen

ÅrhusArt & Culture

Catch the Drift

Let the experience of Denmark's Sculpture by the Sea wash over you...

Experiencing an entire funfair in one go may sound like a surefire shortcut to Vomitsville, but it turns out to be an absorbing way of looking at things when presented by James Dive of The Glue Society. His latest work Once, on display at Denmark’s Aarhus Bay for the Sculpture by the Sea event, is the sum total of a traditional style amusement park, complete with dodgem cars, waltzers and test-your-skills stalls all in one very compact space. Dive used an industrial crusher to create his four-metre cube, seemingly abandoned on the shore by the outgoing tide like a huge piece of flotsam, commenting on “the finality of a lost moment”. Certainly final!

The Aussie art collective’s entry was joined at the event – which runs until 30th June – by a host of other imaginative creations, ranging from the shock of Gary Deirmendjian’s landfill installation, which could use some crushing itself, the mysterious woodland discovery of Ismar Cirkinagic’s MM13, to the humourous but still impressive Remind by Vibeke Nõrgaard Rõnsbo, and a cargo hold of other fascinating work besides. A great excuse for a day at the beach.

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

Yeo Chee Kiong
A Yoga and Pedicure DIY
Photo, Anders Hede

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

Nanna Lysholt Hansen
Dear Mary
Photo, Ole Hein Pedersen

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

The Glue Society
(James Dive),
Once
Photo, Nicolai Lorenzen

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

Vibeke Nõrgaard Rõnsbo
Remind
Photo, Anders Hede

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

Steffen Tast
Light Waves
Photo, Ole Hein Pedersen

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

Ismar Cirkinagic
MM13
Photo, Ole Hein Pedersen

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

Alejandro Propato
Permanent Sunrise
Photo, Anders Hede

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

The Glue Society
(James Dive),
Once
Photo, Nicolai Lorenzen

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

Sahand Hesamiyan
Unknown
Photo, Ole Hein Pedersen

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

Gary Deirmendjian
Strata Tangkrogen
Photo, Anders Hede

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

The Glue Society
(James Dive),
Once
Photo, Nicolai Lorenzen

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

Espen Brandt-Mõller
Grain of Soap
(artist and Crown Prince)
Photo, Morten Fauerby

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

Chen Wenling
Red Memory Summer Evening
Photo, Ole Hein Pedersen

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

The Glue Society
(James Dive),
Once
Photo, Nicolai Lorenzen

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