Promised Land is a compressed earth sculpture that was erected at the Tuileries du Louvre during summer 2018. This 1 ton totem built in Versailles, moved and then raised like an obelisk integrated the surrounding geometry of Le Nôtre. From the extraction to the moment when it was hoisted by hand, all the events of its construction were exposed as part of a global odyssey of which it was the symbol, from the object to the tools, like the form works: negative paintings of the shared process.
In its brutality, it presented itself as an ambiguous object which pushed to reconsider the relationships to matter, construction, monument and landscape to
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