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IT IS the mysterious case of the paper sculptures that would have even veteran detective John Rebus struggling for answers.
Update: The Library Phantom Returns!
Those of you who don’t keep up with Edinburgh’s literary world through Twitter may have missed the recent spate of mysterious paper sculptures appearing around the city. Guardian article, 3rd March 2011 .
Performance commissioned by Kalmar Museum of Art, Sweden. During the inauguration of the new art museum in Kalmar a suspicious individual sneaked around the premises mounting sculptures made of carrots, alarm clocks, red and blue cables, metal wire and tape. On direct orders from the Swedish secret police the performance was stopped since the Culture Minister refused to give her inaugural speech if it were to continue. The speech , as it later turned out, was about how art must be allowed to be free and provocative.
The Garden of Cosmic Speculation is at Portrack House, near Dumfries in South West Scotland . It is a private garden created by Charles Jencks . The garden is inspired by science and mathematics, with sculptures and landscaping on these themes, such as Black Holes and Fractals .