Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas
Performance Piece, Dennis Oppenheim 2000
24’ H x 12’ W x 12’ D Steel, galvanized steel, epoxy, pigments, cement, bugles, fire brick, foam and fiberglass
This piece invites one to consider the fusion of architecture and musical performance. A chimney is turned into a wind instrument, suggesting one could play or perform it. The cavity of a functional object (chimney) is considered for its sound producing qualities. In the same way, one could consider playing or performing a building by walking through it.