HUANCHACO 2012-2013

Grimanesa Amorós
Mar 29, 2013 11:57PM

Light Sculpture Installation 

La Torre De Los Vientos Mexico City, Mexico 

Media: LEDs, diffusion material, vinyl, custom lighting sequence, electrical hardware 

Dimensions: 15 ft x 13 ft x 17 ft

Huanchaco, named after a small fishing village in northern Peru, is installed inside La Torre de los Vientos(the Wind Tower), a 40-foot existing concrete sculpture that was created as part of the sculptural complex called the "Rutal de la Amistad" (Route of Friendship). 

The Patronato Ruta de la Amistad, a non-for-profit cultural organization, was established in 1994 to preserve and restore the 22 concrete sculptures which was created for the 1968 Mexico City Cultural Olympia. 

The World Monuments Fund is one of the leading organizations working to preserve architectural and cultural heritage sites around the world.

Sponsored by the Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C.World Monuments Fund, and Nina Menocal Gallery.

Grimanesa Amorós