roni horn: vatnasafn - library of water
permanent installation opened 2007
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via www.libraryofwater.is: an interactive site with history, concept, execution, roni horn's relationship to and art work created from iceland (recommended)
VATNASAFN/LIBRARY OF WATER contains:
Water, Selected: an archive of water collected as ice from twenty-four unique glacial sources through Iceland. The water is stored in floor-to-ceiling glass columns permanently installed on site. Each column is dedicated to a single glacial source. The columns are 12 in. diameter by 118 in. high.
You are the Weather (Iceland): Rubber floor installed wall to wall, embedded throughout with solid rubber text; a collection of 144 adjectives in two languages, Icelandic and English, describing the weather.
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