TEVAUHA(Thomas Volkmar Held)
(Thalmassing , Germany)
Proposal for Charles River Bank
blue tree/Blue Tree
"Blue like our planet."
The tree will be made out of four high curved,
concrete planes with a closed ball, mounted on 2 of the planar pedestals
in the center of the structure. Each plane is a different shade of
The tree looks different, depending on where one stands: The outer crust of
the pillars include an irrigation system so that the tree constantly drips
like rain. Entering the structure is a surface built with nobly steel, which
mirrors the sky above, creating an optical illusion, as if one has entered
Thus, from one angle, the blue sculpture looks like a clear outline of a
tree with water splashed on the ground. From another angle, this raining
tree looks like two trees. This game with form and color creates constantly
shifting optical effects.