I am very pleased to share that today we, HangaroH Collective, will present our creation „FLOT“ at the Festival d’Art Contemporain in Roquebrune-sur-Argens (France)
The work has been made during a micro-residency that is part of the local Festival d’Art Contemporain.
We explored ways of attunement with the landscape of Roquebrune which is dominated by a brown-red reflecting rock aligned by the Argens River, in between the Mediterranean Sea and its interior. A process of salt-leaking bodies, crickets cricketing, sharp-edged Earth crust lines awakening bones, hot air muting linear thinking, and breath shaped by rock lines and curvatures.
Together with experiences in the residency epicentre, an extended camping ground, this led to the creation of a Sun-responsive sculpted object: an ephemeral intervention coming alive in both a sandy arid riverbed and a popular swimming pool overlooked by Roquebrune. A conversation between two landscape elements of a different nature.
HangaroH Collective is a collaboration between artists Bartaku (FI/BE), Seila Fernández Arconada (DE/ES), Anne Glassner (AT) and Laurie Sheridan (US).
With support from Le Forum Culturel Autrichien and the Rewilding Cultures project (https://rewildingcultures.net/).
Special thanks to Le Festival d’Art Contemporain.