giant bunny seen from space

Gelitin

Im not lying! This 2005 made giant bunny can literally be seen on google map from space! Made with yarn, the  Viennese art collective Gelitin devoted 5 years of time to produce this huge bunny located in the Italian Alps. The whole point of this dying bunny, much like a lot of other things in life, is to make you feel small. A person is probably only 1/4 of the bunny’s eye ball, and a whole group can hide behind his single foot. The 4 artists in the group are still very active in the art scene, and not only are they producing installations and site specific artworks like this, they also do a lot of performative art with their own bodies.

Rotting away but staying alive, the bunny awaits for you and a giant granny to fix and visit. Like a lot of other sculptural pieces that are of an oversized, they always challenge a person’s sense of self identity. With the previous huge rubber duck visiting the harbor in Hong Kong, I personally prefer this piece because of its quirkiness and craftsmanship involved. Visitors are also not blocked off from the piece, so you can and hike on its belly and stretch on its limbs, plus we’re talking 5 years of intense knitting to get this bunny there!

Find out how the bunny looks now, after almost 10 years of being in the wild:

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giant bunny seen from space

giant bunny seen from space

giant bunny seen from space

giant bunny seen from space