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Installation

Église Saint-Joseph
from 27 May  to 08 October 

2017

Technique: wool

Tour 1

“A church is a place for people to pray and do confession.
It is a place also for spiritual energy even for people who are not religious.
In my mind, every person in life has his/her own place of power.
The church, however, symbolises a place for collective power where thoughts, wishes, ideas and prayers accumulate.

The red whirlpool construction embodies an accumulation of spiritual power.
In this construction, all ideas, thoughts and prayers of people having been in the church are accumulated, like in a storm.
Its place above the pastor symbolises the inner power of people -each personal place of power comes to force in it.”

Chiharu Shiota, Accumulation of Power, 2017 © Courtesy Galerie Daniel Templon, Blain | Southern and the artist, ADAGP Paris 2017 - Photo : Philippe Bréard - Ville du Havre

Practical info

Installation

Accumulation of Power

Chiharu Shiota

Église Saint-Joseph
27 May  / 08 October 
Venue

Église Saint-Joseph
Boulevard François 1er 76600 Le Havre

ACCESSIBILITY
  • Visitors with physical disabilities
OPENING HOURS

7/7
From 10am to 6pm, Except ceremonies

PRICE

Free access

Discovery tour

Stage 9 on the discovery tour 1. The Perret Area
Stage 14 on the discovery tour 2. To the Port

CULTURAL MEDIATION

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Everyday in July and August : 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

How to get here
- Tram: lines A and B Saint-Roch Stop
- Bus: line 1 Saint-Joseph Stop
ON SITE
  • Rest area
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