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18 Feb 11 at 5 pm

Gijs Van Vaerenbergh (Pieterjan Gijs & Arnout Van Vaerenbergh) - The Upside Dome (St Michiel Church , Leuven; 2010)

The installation casts light on the architecture of one of the most prestigious baroque churches of the Low Countries from a contemporary perspective. Using the design technique of the catenary, a new structure emerges in the church. The Upside Dome is a real size scale model, comprised of hundreds of meters of chain, which is literally and figuratively the counterpart of the unfinished dome.

Gijs Van Vaerenbergh (Pieterjan Gijs & Arnout Van Vaerenbergh) - The Upside Dome (St Michiel Church , Leuven; 2010)

The installation casts light on  the architecture of one of the most  prestigious baroque churches of the Low Countries from a contemporary  perspective. Using the design technique of the catenary, a new structure  emerges in the church. The Upside Dome is a real size scale model,  comprised of hundreds of meters of chain, which is literally and  figuratively the counterpart of the unfinished dome.
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