Imagine moving 180 tonnes of Icelandic gravel into a building and then running your own stream through it? Not many people get the chance to dream-think such an audacious idea, and then get to see it happen in real life.
Olafur Eliasson’s installation at the Louisiana Museum is yet another experiment in allowing art to be experienced by a group of people, who can interact with it and change it by simply being there.
The Telegraph’s critic, starting by leaning on modernist batheticism as a description for this installation, is soon won over. Few will need convincing that needing to scramble over a slope of loose rock, or ducking to navigate the now lowered (or rather un-heightened) doorways, or watching their children play with pebbles in water is a new type of participatory art-making.
PS. Toghal loves Riverbeds, and our own Riverbed design is inspired by the abstract designs of Mbuti women from the Congo forest.