Sleipnir Thermarum

Sleipnir Thermarum

Architect
AtelierFORTE
Location
Viterbo, Italy | View Map
Project Year
2012
Category
Sculptures

Sleipnir Thermarum

AtelierFORTE as Architects

Sleipnir Thermarum. Twenty-third example of the series Sleipnir dedicated to Odin's horse. Viterbo. The work was built near the ancient Baths of Bacucco, known since Etruscan times and very well valued by the Romans. Michelangelo Buonarroti in the same visit to the spa was so fascinated by the ruins of the baths, which depicted them in two drawings now on display in the museum of the French town of Vicar de Lille.


Sleipnir Thermarum was built during Voyager, the workshop that examines the issues of travel and construction as a source of enrichment, inspiration and completion. A short documentary, the background of the most evocative of the Viterbo historical and natural scenery, describing a horse story between Norse mythology and Etruscan mythology was made ​​during the workshop. With the contribution of Dario Giansanti and Claudia Male.


Work realized on the initiative of The Bullicame on the grounds of ' Azienda Agricola Monte Jugo . With the sponsorship of the City of Viterbo.

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