Journal of Urban Culture Research

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Three sculptures in concrete will become functioning boats, shaped as female figures. (12 meters in length and 3m above the water's surface). - Propelled by electric motors, charged by alternative energy. Life-Boats will sail, with captains and passengers, on the European canals, leading them through the heart of the cities. These sailing sculptures will connect the countries through a cultural exchange - which has always been a part of the history of Europe. This project is about meetings - about receiving foreign expressions - about daring to move into unknown territory and communicate on the basis of common grounds. There will be direct participation and involvement in the process, both in the production phase and along the journey. The audience in the towns where the boats will be docking will be able to go on board and experience the installations within the sculptures and the music by the Norwegian composer Geir Johnson.



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