NIKOLA TESLA – proposal for a monument

2006

project, 10 prints    

the exhibition was organized on the occasion of 150 years of Nikola Tesla's birth, at a time of political debate on the way of celebrating that anniversary and the controversial attitude towards Nikola Tesla

dispute on whether to place the monument in Zagreb or Smiljan

I suggested that the already existing sculpture created by Ivan Meštrović, one of the greatest Croatian sculptors, should simply be cut in half and each part should be placed in each of the locations

due to the symmetry of the original sculpture it should be enough to place the mirror next to the existing half and not to lose anything of the visual whole

series of different interventions were proposed – to use some expensive materials, an interactive fountain, laser illumination, golden ornaments ... just to mend the thing that cannot be mended and show how much we care