vernie the giant squid installation by moradavaga takes part in walk&talk festival in são miguel vernie the giant squid installation by moradavaga takes part in walk&talk festival in são miguel
aug 10, 2016

vernie the giant squid installation by moradavaga takes part in walk&talk festival in são miguel

 

moradavaga have installed a giant squid on the island of são miguel in azores, which allows users to interact with each other by speaking and hearing through the arms and eyes of the colossal mollusc. the studio were invited by walk&talk festival to participate in the 6th edition of the event by creating a site-specific art piece which would relate to the rich sea life that exists in and around the atlantic archipelago.

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moradavaga were invited by walk&talk festival to participate in its 6th edition of the event

 

 

 

‘vernie’ the giant squid was constructed by moradavaga in the town of ponta delgada in são miguel, using individual electric cable protectors wrapped around a single structure. the individual pipes extend from the installation, winding round different objects and areas of the park. visitors can speak into the arms and eyes of the sea life creature, allowing them to hear their voice echo into the center of the structure. the interactive sound piece acts as playful tool for passers-by of all ages, and makes an interesting use of the space within the park at the walk&talk festival 2016.  

 

 

‘vernie’ the giant squid installation 

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the installation is inspired by jules verne’s tale “20.000 leagues under the sea”

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people can speak and hear through the arms of the giant squid

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‘vernie’ the giant squid was constructed by moradavaga in the town of ponta delgada in são miguel,

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the installation is made from red electric cable protectors

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each arm of the giant squid reaches approximately 15 m in length

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the interactive sound piece acts as playful tool for passers-by of all ages 

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the pipes allow people to hear their voice echo into the center of the structure

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the site-specific art piece relates to the rich sea life that exists in and around the atlantic archipelago

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edited by: hollie smith | designboom

 

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