• Tadashi Kawamata

    Middelheim Museum

    The Middelheim sculpture park on the outskirts of Antwerp is devoted to modern as well as contemporary work; it shares its name and the no-man’s-land that it occupies with the large modernist hospital that looms over it. Often, the invited artists delve into the depths of the park. Tadashi Kawamata, by contrast, deliberately avoided such sites in order to tackle the park’s peripheral status. He constructed a bridge above the road that separates the park's contemporary section from its modern section and a trench that plunges into the ground where the earth had been freshly turned up from a recent

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