Directorate of Culture / Medipole of Koutio
Artistic project, Design
Artistic project realised within the context of the « 1% artistic » competition for the Medipole of Koutio, city of Dumbéa in New Caledonia. The work takes place in the « Traversée Garden » , in the heart of the hospital structure. The artists were invited to freely interpret the theme of the « garden of the origins » « evoking the original Nature, nurturing mother, the continuous cycle of life in the Kanak vision, uniting the immaterial, mineral, animal and plant » . The graphic design is inspired by mangroves, and by extension, the mangrove, a true ecosystem sheltering a large fauna and its global representation: protection of the littorals, shelter for a lot of species that depend on it, fishing zone …
Painters: Géraldine and Charlotte Fonck.
Photo credit: Weimata Realization: 2016