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Park of the Laments

Park of the Laments



The form of Park of the Laments is a square within a square, one rigid and made of limestone-filled Gabion baskets, the other soft and organic, made of indigenous, trees and shrubs. Visitors enter the work via an underground tunnel. Moving towards the light, they climb stairs that lead them above ground into the center of the park. Visitors are invited to occupy this quiet contemplative space, which Jaar describes as a refuge, a place for lamentation and purging the global atrocities of the

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Date created: 2010


4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN, 46208

39.826328, -86.187658

Associated artists

Alfredo  Jaar
Alfredo Jaar


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