Installation of 155 seating elements in the Art Zone at Roskilde Festival 2015.

The identical and simple seating elements provide the setting for meetings between people in the Art Zone. The elements are placed in grids into three clusters. In one cluster you sit with a comfortable distance to others. In another the distance is too great to have a conversation, while in the third cluster you get very close. The installation might challenge a conversation between friends or provoke interaction between festival goers who are strangers to each other. In some of the seating elements there are inbuilt surprises. Some make a noise when you sit down. Some blow soap bubbles, while others rotate. In a playful way you become aware of where you sit, how and with whom. Among other artists at this year’s festival are Robbert Van der Horst, Marcos Zotes, A-Kassen and Jakob Kvist.

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CLIENT
Roskilde Festival

LOCATION
Roskilde, Denmark

YEAR
2015

PHOTOS
Jens Begtrup and Maria Legaard Kjeldsen