Do Ho Suh is “bridging home” in a new, large-scale outdoor installation in the heart of London


Bridging Home is an ambitious installation on the footbridge over Wormwood Street, one of the busies roads in the City of London. Curated by Fatoş Üstek and co-commissioned by Art Night and Sculpture in the City, the installation is the prolific artist’s first large-scale outdoor work of art. Revealed in the last few days, the piece is a to-scale replica of a traditional Hanok-style, Korean house along with an authentic bamboo garden which appears to have “fallen” onto the bridge at an angle. The piece hints at a modern-day urbanism of Frank L. Baum’s, The Wizard of Oz where Dorothy’s house is absurdly swept up into a tornado and crashes into the surreal landscape of Oz.

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