Tuesday, 22 February 2011

The physicality of Dani Karavan creative process is matched to the site: ‘to feel, to listen, to smell, to touch, to walk through’. With Passages, Homage to Walter Benjamin, 1990-94, Karavan reached a sublime point of relationship between place (the cultural theorist Benjamin committed suicide at the site), text (some of Benjamin’s own words) and life, in the form of a single carefully-sited olive tree.

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