|A giant dead rabbit! love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!|
From the homepage of Austrian artist gelitin
Hase / Rabbit / Coniglio
|Artesina, Piemont, Italy|
|2005 - 2025|
The things one finds wandering in a landscape: familiar things and utterly unknown, like a flower one has never seen before, or, as Columbus discovered, an inexplicable continent;
and then, behind a hill, as if knitted by giant grandmothers, lies this vast rabbit, to make you feel as small as a daisy.
The toilet-paper-pink creature lies on its back: a rabbit-mountain like Gulliver in Lilliput. Happy you feel as you climb up along its ears, almost falling into its cavernous mouth, to the belly-summit and look out over the pink woolen landscape of the rabbit�s body, a country dropped from the sky;
ears and limbs sneaking into the distance; from its side flowing heart, liver and intestines.
Happily in love you step down the decaying corpse, through the wound, now small like a maggot, over woolen kidney and bowel.
Happy you leave like the larva that gets its wings from an innocent carcass at the roadside.
Such is the happiness which made this rabbit.
i love the rabbit the rabbit loves me.
After almost 5 years of knitting the rabbit found its final place in the italian alps (close to Cuneo). It waits there to be visited by you. You might even take your time or check back every now and then as the rabbit will wait for you 20 years from now on.
Rabbit seen from the sky (one person sleeping on its belly)
view from the mountain next door
leg-sleep while the fog is moving in gently
Rabbit during construction
Margarita Jimeno, July 12, 2006, rock band: Jacinto Canek
27 mai 2007
pink agosto 2006 7
Paolo Palmieri gen. 2008
paolo palmieri aprile 2007