February 2, 2006 - Black Hole - 03 February – 19 March 2006, Sestriere, Turin
February 2, 2006

03 February – 19 March 2006, Sestriere, Turin

(left) Jaume Plensa and Foster and Partners, Where are you?,Courtesy of Fung Collaboratives and ALBION PROJECTS

THE SNOW SHOW 2006
03 February – 19 March 2006.

Sestriere, Turin

The Snow Show 2006, the third to be curated by Lance Fung, will be presented prior to the opening of the XX Winter Olympic Games in Turin in February 2006. The event will bring together six new collaborative examples of snow-built cutting-edge contemporary art and architecture. The teamed participants include Kiki Smith and Lebbeus Woods, Yoko Ono and Arata Isozaki, Carsten Höller and Williams & Tsien, Daniel Buren and Patrick Bouchain, Paola Pivi and Cliostraat, Jaume Plensa and Norman Foster.

Sestriere, in the Italian alps, has a unique topography that will allow the six new projects to take advantage of the varied settings, providing different levels for vantage and entrance points for each of the projects. As the event coincides with the Winter Olympics, the participants have taken into account the implications of sport and incorporated it into their design, bringing architecture and contemporary art to an international and mainstream audience of millions.

For full information on The Snow Show 2006 please have a look on the website, www.thesnowshow.com.

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