“The Key In The Hand”: Red Web With Threads And Keys Installation By Chiharu Shiota

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For the Venice Art Biennale 2015, artist Chiharu Shiota introduced an installation named "The Key in the Hand": a gigantic spider web made of red wool threads where we can see 50 000 keys suspended above two ancient boats.

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The keys have been collected by unknown people from all around the world to end up hung up on this monumental sculpture, like talismans; they're here to remind the memories of the places they have unlocked.

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