More than 1,000 people were in attendance as the Arnold Arboretum’s rolling landscape and Fujiko Nakaya’s climate-responsive fog sculpture set the stage for a twilight performance of Shakespeare’s famed political thriller, Macbeth.
Witches, murder, intrigue—all will be revealed in the fog. Or will it? On Sunday, October 21 at 5:00pm, Actors’ Shakespeare Project (ASP) conjures William Shakespeare’s Macbeth amid the shifting atmosphere of Fujiko Nakaya’s fog installation at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Fog x Macbeth will be a free performance of an abridged version of […]
Interesting similarities may be found in the work of Olmsted and Nakaya. Both sculpt with water, and embody democratic ideals through works that are public, multisensory, and transcendent of language. Both even had a hand in a world’s fair, Olmsted in 1893 and Nakaya in 1970. Read more in the Harvard Gazette.
Artist Fujiko Nakaya and curator Jen Mergel identified five responsive spots along the Emerald Necklace to create the fog installations in Fog x FLO. At the Arboretum, fog rolls down a hillside and pools among a screen of magnolias next to the Hunnewell Building. Read more from WBUR.
This summer, expect intermittent fog to roll in daily on the hillside next to the Hunnewell Building Visitor Center. Beginning August 11 and extending to October 31, the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University will be one of five sites along Boston’s Emerald Necklace to feature a “fog sculpture” by renowned artist Fujiko Nakaya. Part of […]