Fence-on-the-Loose
WaterParkCity

VITO ACCONCI

2006

Vito Acconci’s Fence-on-the-Loose combines several hundred gloss-black steel ribbons that come together in a topsy-turvy pattern spanning throughout the entire project. Its pre-cast free-form concrete base seating welcomes the twisted and braided seatback, which rise to act as dividers between private yards, and winds into wind-screens that climb the walls of the building and wrap back to create a grand canopy at the entrance. This bold installation has the ribbons rising out of the sidewalk, looping through the air and submerging back into the ground.

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