A new piece of public art planned for Vancouver’s Empire Fields may give the term “nosebleed seats” a whole new meaning.
The unique sculpture consists of two slivers of stadium-style seating, rising to a dizzying height of 14 metres (nearly 4 storeys). One section of the bleachers is labeled “home” and the other section “away.” The tiny, precarious-looking slice of upper-deck seating – in what’s otherwise an ordinary city park with a few soccer fields – makes for a bold contrast: an eye-popping piece of interactive art that’s impossible to miss.
The sculpture, which has a $450,000 price tag and would be funded by the city, is being considered by the Vancouver Park Board on Sept. 28. It was initially proposed back in May, but a decision was deferred to allow time for public consultation. Continue reading:
Public Art: $450,000 “Nosebleed Seats” Proposed for Vancouver’s Empire Fields