Part of The Public Collection, Fissure is a combination sculpture and book-sharing station. The installation is composed of a series of horizontal bands, which pay homage to the horizontal limestone banding found on the nearby Athenaeum building, which was originally designed by Vonnegut and Bohn in 1893 to provide social support to Indianapolis’ German immigrant community. However, there is also a cage-like element to the work, which in some ways reflects the traumatic experience of many
Medium type: Steel
Date created: 2019
Dimensions: 7 x 10 x 8
451 N New Jersey St, Indianapolis, IN, 46204
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