marco dessardo, sculptor
Escaper (Seneffe, Belgium - 2017) Courage, Fuyons! (Brussels, Belgium - 2016) Éloge de la Fuite (1F Rue des Renards, Brussels, Belgium - 2016) Fuga (Bethisy Saint Martin, France - 2016) Onda (Bethisy Saint Martin, France - 2016) Lento (Korpoo Island, Finland - 2016) The Loudspeakers (Tsukuba, Japan - 2015) Extend (Worpswede, Germany - 2015) Prosthesis (Abiko, chiba, Japan - 2014) Copy (Neustadt an der Donau, Germany - 2014) Extension de Poulailler (Nannay, France - 2013) Water Breathing Sculpture (East Haddam, USA - 2013) Gargouilles (Creysse, France - 2013) Becoming a Yatoo Artist and Gargoyles (Wongol, Korea - 2013) Essai d'Installation à Wattwiller (Wattwiller, France - 2013) Local (Brussels, Belgium - 2012) Proto-Gonzo Opening (East Haddam, USA - 2011) Dix Goulottes et un Parasite (Tuilières, France - 2011) Zone (Gartow, Germany - 2011) Junk Trail (Connecticut, USA - 2010) As Local People Do (Friesland, The Netherlands - 2010) The Wheelbridge (Connecticut, USA - 2009) Waterfall (Connecticut, USA - 2009) Mobilosan (Daeryong, Korea - 2009) Thanks to the Pipes (Connecticut, USA - 2008) Erddach (Lehnin, Germany - 2008) Waterloop (Flevoland, The Netherlands - 2008) Camouflage (Camargue, France - 2008) Stylite Exodus (Connecticut, USA - 2007) Exodus am Rhein (Ludwigshafen, Germany - 2007) Wasserstand (Ingolstadt, Germany - 2007) The Wall (Comines, Belgium - 2006) Network (Kongju, Korea - 2006) Het Huisje en de Goot (Drenthe, The Netherlands - 2006) Kit of Belgian Flags (Brussels, Belgium - 2006) Penta & Stone (Busan, Korea - 2004) Mul Gil (Kongju, Korea - 2004) Aqueduc (Gesves, Belgium - 2004) Pän tà (Shanghai, China - 2003) Cadenas Parasísmicas (Putaendo, Chile - 2003) Cortejo Fúnebre (Putaendo, Chile - 2002) Casa Anticiclónica (Las Malaguetas, Dominican Rep. - 2000) Petite Jetable (Wissant, France - 1998)

LIKE IT

Invited to make a sculpture.
Arrival in Japan.
Bus to Tsukuba Art Center.
Discover the site.
A joyful entertainment park.
Camping, children, and barbecue.
Walk around.
Drink some local coffee, fake coffee.
Look around while drinking.
Drift, ignoring what the future sculpture will be.
Discover the surroundings.

Notice the triple loudspeaker in front of the coffee machine.

Looks like a sailing boat mast.
Decide to remake the triple loudspeaker.
Do as local people do.
Copy local things.
Cut bamboos in the forest.
Buy rubber bands at the supermarket.
Bamboo and rubber.
The first copy of the triple loudspeaker is now erected. Ten meters high.
Like it.
Drink more fake coffee.

Repeat the process.
Make a second copy.
Now we have 3 triple loudspeakers.

The new bamboo loudspeakers are more silent than the model.
Except while wind is blowing.


the original triple loudspeaker in the supermaket while buying rubber bands erection of the first copy

The Loudspeakers  (Tsukuba, Japan map - 2015)
10 m, bamboo and rubber
Movie 1: Like it (2 mn) 
The Loudspeakers  Tsukuba, Japan  2015
10 m, bamboo and rubber