Colossal Cacti

Submitted by Andrew Kovacs

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Project

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Indio United States

2019-04-15

Project Team

Artist

Andrew Kovacs

Office Kovacs

Artist

Erin Wright

Office Kovacs

Overview

Colossal Cacti consists of seven large sculptural cacti, loosely arranged in a spiraling ring formation to create a plaza and entryway for festival goers. At the base of each of the seven cacti is a stepped plinth, inviting festival goers to rest, dance on top, meet up, lounge in the shade, people watch, or listen to music. Four of the seven cacti are made of wood and these are the largest of the seven structures. The remaining three cacti are made of steel with the intention to become permanent after the festival.