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Apr 07, 2010
EVOL: underground city at ms dockville
jul 29, 2011
EVOL: underground city at ms dockville

for the ms dockville music festival in hamburg, EVOL has installed a miniature city beneath the open fields of the countryside

berlin-based artist EVOL has installed a miniature city beneath the countryside of rural hamburg, germany,
in a project for the ms dockville arts and music festival in august. the project was completed over the course
of eight days and will remain at least through the festival’s close on august 14th.

EVOL’s work typically transforms urban spaces into miniature cities by pasting spraypainted stenciled images of walls and windows
over planters, power boxes, and other structures. about the current installation, among his first in a rural setting, he reflects:

as I came [to the site] first, that’s what I found: endless meadow, trees and blue sky.
not exactly what I play with usually. so I decided to cut open the idyll, and pretend
there is no endless meadow, but only rooftop-gardens of the disgust underneath.

night view

view from above, at ground level

additional perspective

detail view

detail from base

beginning construction

installing the struts and infrastructure

placing the walls

the artist at work

closer view during construction

installing the lighting system

additional view

at the studio, the paper prints in process, with stencils visible in foreground

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