A Place is a Space Remembered


Kenny Hunter
University of Edinburgh


Portfolio, Practice Based, sculpture, bronze sculpture, patinated, Memorial, War Memorial, Deux-Caps, France, Audinghen, WWII, World War Two


A Place is a Space Remembered consists of four monumental patinated and painted bronze sculptures. This public artwork addresses the identity, history, geology and economy of the Deux-Caps region in France through the use of sculptural symbols that are both meaningful and absurd. It is permanently installed within the courtyard of the Maison du Site des Deux-Caps, a venue situated near the the village of Audinghen, France, a key site in World War II. The work was commissioned in 2015 through the ‘Nouveaux Commanditaires’ programme, a prestigious French organisation that has commissioned over 300 artworks across Europe, working with internationally recognised artists including Vito Acconci, Ugo Rondinone and Erwin Wurm. This output belongs to Hunter’s longstanding investigation into the contemporary practice of public sculpture, particularly in relation to collective remembrance and war memorials.

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30 May 2024


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