Proposal for the Olympic Park Gateways

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Title

Proposal for the Olympic Park Gateways

Description

Deller proposed here a structure similar to Stonehenge, or simply menhir-like, to highlight the entrances and exits of the Olympic Park that would have hosted stadiums and structures in London, 2012. The deliberate ambiguity consisted in building a structure – altough contemporary – that appears to be preexisting the context and foreshadows a possible fate of ruins for all the structures inside this high-tech area; but also revolves around the values of an icon of the British identity, which meaning remains basically unknown, as it is Stonehenge.
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Creator

Deller, Jeremy

Date

2010

Contributor

Scotti, Marco

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Language

English

Type

Still Image

Rights Holder

Jeremy Deller
MoRE Museum

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Citation

Deller, Jeremy, “Proposal for the Olympic Park Gateways,” MoRE, accessed May 20, 2019, http://moremuseum.org/omeka/items/show/12.

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