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Thursday, January 18, 2007

The Canary islands Biennial

The PLUG-INN Hotel is a project by Maria Papadimitriou for the Canary Islands Biennial. A biennial about Migratory art and of corrupted spaces. This hotel is one of the series of free hotels that Maria is doing. It is taking place at San Gabriel castle (see photo).It is dedicated to the illegal immigrants of Africa. All the furniture is made from pateras, the boats that can be found abandoned on the shores of the Canary islands. Related link here

3 comments:

christie said...

What a great experience visiting Canary Islands during the Bienale!!!!. Specially the Plug-Inn Hotel created by Maria Papadimitriou and partners both impressed me and made me wonder what a great job the greeks can do!!!!!Its a fantastic castle, a real piece of art combining the history of the immigrants to the power of the nature. Really worthwile, you definitely have to see!
Good job guys!!!Keep on working...!

katerina said...

bravo maria. Fantastiko project

gregorios pharmakis said...

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