Exhibition of Burning Man sculptures coming to Chatsworth House
From Black Rock City to an estate in Derbyshire, witness the monumental sculptures of the Nevada Desert
Chatsworth will be presenting 12 monumental sculptures from Burning Man festival.
Scattered around the 1000-acre estate the sculptures will be available for the public to view from April 9 to October 1 in an exhibition named Radical Horizons: The Art of Burning Man.
Four of the sculptures will be built on-site including three to be created with the help of visitors to the parkland.
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Owners of the estate, the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire said in a statement: "We're delighted to be announcing this celebratory programme for Chatsworth.
"The sculptures in the park continue the great tradition of the estate as a backdrop for contemporary works. We very much hope that visitors find inspiration here in this special place."
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Kim Cook, director of creative initiatives at Burning Man, added: “We’ve come to understand Chatsworth as a place to foster innovation, creativity, thoughtfulness and thinkers since its early days, something that is also central to our work and ethos at Burning Man.
"Our hope is that the art in the landscape will provoke joy, new ways of viewing, and be an invitation to make up your own story about meaning as you explore the beautiful expanse of Chatsworth.”
Becky Buckle is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter