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Babylon at Swan’s Market, detail of community architecture river created during three week collaboration with the people of downtown Oakland

large scale public art

The

Scoop

Ziggurat and descending river carefully placed to maintain existing pedestrian corridors near the “scoop”.

TOUCH TEMPLE RIVER

A PROPOSAL FOR RIVEROPOLIS AT THAMESFEST, LONDON

Touch Temple River would  be a spectacular site-specific artwork near the tower Bridge in London inviting all age groups to create and interact at the water’s edge during Thamesfest, England’s largest annual public gathering.

SCOOP AREA SITE PROPOSAL FOR THAMESFEST

The colorful ziggurat, festooned with plants and artwork will set off the the surrounding architecture to become a signature visual element of the festival.

Existing plateaus descend like stairs - ideal for falling water.

POTTERS FIELD SITE PROPOSAL FOR THAMESFEST

This wide concrete plateau provides a stable surface for “long board” art table.

Potter’s Field

Long Board Art Table

Both standing and seated  participants will chat and make small boats, trees, temples at the “long board” table.

TOUCH TEMPLE PERSPECTIVE VEIW

HEADWATERS FOR

TOUCH TEMPLE RIVER

The River will begin with waterfalls cascading down the sides of a ziggurat reminiscent of The Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Each side of the ziggurat will be designated for the display of text, fanciful trees and “micro-temples” in the spirit of: Hopes, Worries, GratItudes and Intentions.    

TOUCH TEMPLE PLAN VEIW

  

Gregory Gavin, visual artist, believes that creating with elemental materials - water, stone, wood - in public places can create oppotunities for  dialog & healing. more