0 Likes

Pillar of Shame and The Messenger
Denmark

Jens Galschiøt

The Messenger (2000): 5 meter high cobber sculpture of a female messenger figure wearing cape, with computer controlled light boards in the background. The lead sculpture under Jubilee 2000 campaign in Denmark, attended in the world bank’s demonstrations in Prague and stood in front the main entrance to environment in Copenhagen.

Pillar of Shame is a series of sculptures by Danish artist Jens Galschiot. Each sculpture is an 8-metre tall statue of bronze, copper or concrete. The sculpture was inaugurated at the NGO Forum of the FAO summit in Rome 1996. Since three Pillars have been erected, in Hong Kong, Mexico, and Brazil. A forth one in Berlin was planned but never set up.

View More »

Copyright: Per Melsvik
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10256x5128
Uploaded: 25/07/2012
Updated: 17/10/2014
Views:

...


Tags: pillar of shame; skamstøtten; the messenger; budbringeren; jens galschiøt; randers; Østervold
comments powered by Disqus

Per Melsvik
In the Name of God
carsten juul holm
New switches on Randers station
carsten juul holm
Imgp8988 1 Panorama
carsten juul holm
Railwaystation in Randers - with the "new" useless IC4 trains...
carsten juul holm
Randers railway station
Flemming V. Larsen
Fussingoe Lake
Flemming V. Larsen
Fussingoe Manor House
carsten juul holm
somewhere on Djursland
carsten juul holm
somewhere on Djursland
carsten juul holm
Krogsbaek old churchyard - 11'century to 1901...
carsten juul holm
Imgp8939 Panorama
carsten juul holm
Krogsbaek church
dieter kik
chateau Pointe de Dinan C18
Шубкин Сергей
церковь царевича Димитрия на Крови
Cristian Marchi
Beetween the two bridges
Geoff Mather
Trelissick Gardens, Parkland View, Cornwall, England
Geoff Mather
Finch Foundry, Wood Working Shop, Sticklepath, Devon, England
jacky cheng
City God Temple Cai Shenmiao Xiandian
dieter kik
Pointe de Dinan C16
Jürgen Matern
Gustav-Heinemann-Bridge in the evening light
H. Adi Saputra
Kiyomizu Dera Kyoto Light Up
Vasily Kumaev & Andrew Mishin
Vasilevskoye. Church. Interior. (2009)
Geoff Mather
Finch Foundry, Machinery In Action, Sticklepath, Devon, England
Paco Lorente
Grand Canyon view near Yavapai point
Per Melsvik
Ruins Of Kaloe Castle
Per Melsvik
Pillar of Shame and The Messenger
Per Melsvik
Østergårdsparken
Per Melsvik
Cappadocia
Per Melsvik
The Village Hall at Ugelbølle
Per Melsvik
Bregnet church
Per Melsvik
Ugelbølle Friskole
Per Melsvik
Ballen Havn
Per Melsvik
Cappadocia
Per Melsvik
Island of Love
Per Melsvik
Thorsager Church
Per Melsvik
Medieval Dam To Ruins Of Kaloe Castle
More About Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights. In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. Text by Steve Smith.