A forest of lines: an interview with Pierre Huyghe

Douglas, Amelia (2008) A forest of lines: an interview with Pierre Huyghe. EMAJ: Electronic Melbourne Art Journal, 1 3: 1-7.

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Author Douglas, Amelia
Title A forest of lines: an interview with Pierre Huyghe
Journal name EMAJ: Electronic Melbourne Art Journal   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1835-6656
Publication date 2008
Sub-type Creative work
Open Access Status Link (no DOI)
Volume 1
Issue 3
Start page 1
End page 7
Total pages 7
Place of publication Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Publisher Fine Arts Network
Collection year 2009
Language eng
Subject Original Creative Work - Textual work
Formatted abstract
Amelia Douglas: For the 2008 Biennale of Sydney, you constructed a temporary forest of a thousand trees, real trees, inside the concert hall at the Sydney Opera House. A song was sung in the forest, and the audience was invited to walk through this space filled with mist, through paths in the trees, to listen to a story. First, why did you want to use the Opera House in particular for this work?

Pierre Huyghe: I was looking for a place of representation. When you think about theatre, spectacle, opera, you think about this place and this iconic building...
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