A Cube of Scaffolding Encloses a Glowing Red Sphere That Looms 25 Meters Above Madrid | Colossal


NOVEMBER 16, 2021. GRACE EBERT
Photos by Ruben P. Bescos, © SpY,

As a visual metaphor for the intensity and urgency of the ongoing climate crisis, urban artist SpYerected a luminous orb that towers nearly 25 meters above Madrid’s Plaza de Colón. The large-scale work, titled “Tierra,” features a cage of construction scaffolding that encloses the massive sphere, creating a contrast between the two geometric shapes and casting a brilliant red glow on the surrounding area. Set against the backdrop of the bustling Spanish city, the installation “asks us to reflect on the way in which our home makes up a whole of which we form part and in which everything is connected as if it were a living creature,” the artist says. […]

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