ART, WANDERLUST

Jeppe Hein: Please Touch The Art

12/02/2015


Please Touch The Art Jeppe HeinPlease Touch The Art, an ongoing interactive exhibition by Jeppe Hein at the Brooklyn Bridge Park invites us to relive those childhood memories we might have forgotten about due to our busy adult and chaotic lives.

Please Touch The Art Jeppe Hein

The exhibition is curated by Nicholas Baume from the Public Art Fund, an organization that excels in promoting public art for the masses. Three original bodies of work were spread around the landscape of the park for this fun exhibition .

Please Touch The Art Jeppe Hein

Please Touch The Art Jeppe Hein

Please Touch The Art Jeppe Hein

The Mirror Labyrinth NY is composed of vertical mirrored boards arranged in a swirl liked path which evokes a feeling of whimsical fantasy all while serving as a pedestal or fond imitation of our New York Skyline.

Please Touch The Art Jeppe Hein

Modified Social Benches, a collection of sixteen vibrant red and playful benches can be found throughout the entirety of the park. We managed to shoot with several of them by following along with the scavenger hunt trail map provided by the Public Art Fund site. You can join in on the fun yourself by planning a scavenger excursion with friends and family. Find the map Here.

Please Touch The Art Jeppe Hein

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Please Touch The Art Jeppe Hein

Please Touch The Art Jeppe Hein

Please Touch The Art Jeppe Hein

The last component of the exhibition which is no longer on view due to the change in season was The Appearing Rooms, another interactive installation and the most acclaimed by children of all ages. Check out the video below of the Appearing Rooms in motion.

Please Touch The Art will be on view for the public till April 17th at the Brooklyn Bridge Park. To plan your visit and to learn more about this fun interactive exhibition, Click Here xx

Photos By:Erica Genece

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