Slow Slugs is a gigantic art installation made out of a whopping 40,000 plastic bags. An eco-friendly creation, to say the very least, the Slow Slugs sculptures were put together in Angers, France. On display in September, they were created for a performing arts festival called Accroche-Coeurs.
Created by Florentijn Hofman, who is known for erecting giant sculptures including Macaco Gordo and Big Yellow Rabbit, the Slow Slugs art installation is something else entirely. Hofman reveals a more serious undertone, "The slugs are ascending this steep city staircase that leads up to a huge Catholic church, essentially signifying their slow crawl towards death. The work reminds us of religion, mortality, natural decay and the slow suffocation of commercialized societies."
Stats for Giant Eco-Friendly Insects
Trending: Older & Warm
Research: 8,556 clicks in 190 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Slow Slugs
Related: 94 examples / 72 photos
Segment: Neutral, 4-55
Comparison Set: 34 similar articles, including: chaotic wood scrap sculptures, home-inspired public sculptures, and miniature wired bonsai trees.
Giant Eco-Friendly Insects
More Stats +/-
Home-Inspired Public Sculptures
Chaotic Wood Scrap Sculptures
Miniature Wired Bonsai Trees
Switching Light Sculptures
Mini Mountainous Sculptures