A participatory installation and prototype process in the quest toward the Ship o'FoOls: The Life Boat is a 6 metre long timber keel with four rib sections. ...
A participatory installation and prototype process in the quest toward the Ship o'FoOls: The Life Boat is a 6 metre long timber keel with four rib sections. It forms the skeleton of a small boat. Canvas hammocks are strung between each of the rib sections. The boat turns in very slow circles. It is a slow and contemplative ride destined to create a beautiful and engaging atmosphere in cities, festival settings and other locations... The installation is contained within a heavy rope circle. As potential participants approach the circle they are greeted by a member of the ICD crew and invited to get their bearings at stations to the North, South, East and West of the structure. At these stations there are provocations with regard to migration, ethics, trade and sustainability. Once participants have visited each of the stations a second member of the ICD crew goes through a briefing with regard to taking care of oneself and fellow travellers in the Life Boat. Participants are then free to spend as long or as little time as they wish in a hammock - looking at the world from a different and slowly changing point of view. Participants are then welcome to feedback into the provocations, either there and then - or later via a dedicated website. The installation aims to create a contemplative and active space: a place of exchanges between strangers, a place for people to meet each other - to talk and think...
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Day of release: 0000-00-0