PUBLIC ART

Topos

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One of 10 wayfinding Kiosks in Bellevue, WA. 2008

10" x 4.5" x 3.5"

Forged Steel, paint

"Topos" is Greek for "place", and refers to both the sense of place the 4 kiosks provide, and the purpose of a wayfinding kiosk as a tool to guide from place to place. Also a play on the word topiary which refers to the sculpting of organic matter into manmade, odd or unnatural forms.

MARIA CRISTALLI

Artist of Forged Iron