Black Cube Or How if Mecca were in Madrid?
to an International “site specific art project”
in Madrid- 2003)
A 5,25m³ wooden
construction (5x5x5 m.), covered with a black textile
installed in an open place.
Several circles will be drawn on the floor, around the
A spatial tension will results, due to the contradictory
shapes of the clear and heavy structure of the cube
and the lightness and the perpetuity character of the
The curious spectators
are seduced to go around the cube, looking for an opening
or anything else which gives sense to this black/abstract
This move, takes you back to the Hajj (pilgrims) ceremony
of Mecca, where the pilgrims goes around the black cube
for a specific number of time, seeking for purification.
“The Black Cube”
is a contribution to peoples understanding and cultural