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How illustrations can become reality is demonstrated in ANIMAL FACTORY by Luca Boscardin c/o SEPIA. The project is based on originally simple chalk illustrations – and now the steel figures encourage children to play. Animal Factory is a collection of animals which were designed in a simple and abstract manner, each preserving the precise size and proportions of the real animals. The objects – a giraffe, gorilla, crocodile and wolf – are marked by a minimal shape made of metal pipes and a minimal use of colors.
Luca on his new work: “While from a certain angle the steel construction does not seem to have a specific shape, as seen from another perspective, the contours of a gorilla are clearly visible. In this way, the animals form surprises in the industrial landscape.”
The project won the open call which was organized by NDSM Wharf. This region in the northern part of Amsterdam is a former industrial area, in which hangars and old factory halls have now become hotels, offices,...