The Vessel
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member entogeek
N 43° 40.145 W 079° 23.881
17T E 629150 N 4836366
Quick Description: A sculpture of a water carrying vessel by Ilan Sandler, 2009 located in Taddle Creek Park.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 2/5/2012 12:10:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMDNJB
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member bootron
Views: 4

Long Description:
This sculpture of a water-carrying vessel is made from 4 kilometers of stainless steel rod. The rod measures the approximate length of Taddle Creek, which ran from Taddle Creek Park through downtown Toronto to Lake Ontario. The piece reconstitutes a memory of the buried creek by referencing its length and by bending the steel rod into water-carrying arteries. Water from the vessel is stored in an underground cistern and used to irrigate the park. Vessels have accompanied all peoples for millenia and are often seen as a surrogate for the body, like a container, it also acts as a fountain, relating the creek's historical significance as a life-sustaining water source to the future pleasure of the community.
Price of Admission: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Height of object in feet: 20

Size of a typical object of this: 1 foot

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