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Breathing life into an old castle: “Alias” by Miriam Jonas.

Photo credits: Miriam Jonas.

Created specifically for the Orangery Schloss , Rheda, Germany, by Miriam Jonas, “Alias” is a sculpture that encompasses both the architecture in which it is set, and the history of the building.

In historic times, the Orangery Schloss was a place where exotic plants and animals were specially grown and displayed in cabinets as curiosities.

With this in mind, Alias is made of transparent PVC and is inflated in a rhythm of 40 second intervals. As air escapes before it is re-inflated, the entire structure appears as though it is alive and breathing.

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