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SOIL WALL GARDEN


Styria, AT, 2022
 
Excavted earth, adobe wall, grass, aluminum bench & plaque.

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Situated amongst the vineyards of the small town of Pichla. Soil Wall Garden is a 4m deep walled garden carved into the bank of a hill, revealing stratas of the land’s characteristic ‘opok’ soil (a  designation comon to the Southern and Eastern Styria) - compressed millions of years ago during the hills formation. 

Constructued as a public garden, the project transitions a portion of private agricultural land into a temporary municipal space allowing visitors a unique opportunity to publicly engage with Styria’s rich geological context. 

Comissioned by KIÖR (Styria Institute for Art in Public Space), in collaboration with Lukas Jahn. 



Drone Footage: Bernhard Schreiber & Markus Eberhart




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