giant fly by florentijn hofman looks over the city of queretaro, mexico
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dec 02, 2012
giant fly by florentijn hofman looks over the city of queretaro, mexico


 

‘mosca muerta’ (dead fly) by florentijn hofman
querétaro, mexico, 2012
700 x 550 x 600 centimeter
all images courtesy studio florentijn hofman

 

 

‘the dead fly’ by dutch artist florentijn hofman is a site specific sculpture which was made for the mexican animation event cut out fest.
built with the help of local companies and volunteers, ‘the dead fly’ was born from a reinterpretation of the well known day of the dead festival –
an annual mexican celebration honouring the departed. the mammoth insect lies on its back, enjoying the cityscape of querétaro, mexico –
albeit upside down.

 

 


the inflatable sculpture was made for the mexican animation event cut out fest

 

 


‘the dead fly’ was born from a reinterpretation of the well known day of the dead festival

 

 

 

 


the mammoth insect lies on its back, enjoying the cityscape of querétaro, mexico

 

 

 

 

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