Antony Gormley

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, HELSINKI, FINLAND, 2009

22 March - 07 April 2009

The inaugural IHME Project for the Pro Arte Foundation, CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY (2009) brought together clay and Helsinki locals in a purpose built, humidified pneumatic building. The public had the opportunity to work on and with a huge 2.5 x 4 x 4m clay cube weighing 100,000kgs, to use it to make objects of any kind, big or small, alone or with others. The clay was intended to be both a challenge and a shared bodily experience, allowing an opportunity for meditative, concentrated activity with an emphasis on non-verbal, bodily communication.

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Kai Widell

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Kai Widell

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Kai Widell

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Kai Widell

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Kai Widell

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009

CLAY AND THE COLLECTIVE BODY, 2009
Clay
270 x 400 x 400 cm
An IHME Project commissioned by the Pro Arte Foundation, Finland, 2009
Installation view, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, 2009
Photograph by Hannu Lindroos, Helsinki

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