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Reaching Water

a site/non-site installation by
Mags Harries and Lajos Héder

December 2, 2004 - February 2, 2005

Reaching Water features a new site-specific installation created by Mags Harries and Lajos Héder for the CAC Gallery, a sampling of Drawn Water, the public art at the Walter J. Sullivan Water Purification Plant at Fresh Pond, and a real-time interactive link to WaterWorks , a Harries/Héder public artwork at Arizona Falls in Phoenix, Arizona.

Mags Harries and Lajos Héder have worked together as the Harries/Héder Collaborative since 1990. As a design team with extensive combined experience in public art, sculpture, urban design, architecture, and planning, they have completed major public art commissions in communities throughout the United States and abroad. In addition to the sites in Cambridge and Arizona, their water projects include permanent and temporary installations in Maine, Hawaii, Ohio, and Bronx, New York. For more information please visit www.harriesheder.com.

Related Events for Reaching Water:

Opening Reception
Thursday, December 2, 2004, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. at CAC Gallery

Gallery Talk and Book Signing
The artists will discuss their water projects and sign the exhibition catalogue.
Thursday, January 6, 2005, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at CAC Gallery

Site Visit and Tour of Drawn Water and Panel Discussion
Monday, January 24, 2005, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at the
Walter J. Sullivan Water Purification Facility,
250 Fresh Pond Parkway, Cambridge
After a tour of the Water Purification Facility Mags Harries and Lajos Héder will lead a panel discussion to explore the role of water in public art, with reference to projects by Harries and Héder in Cambridge and Phoenix, Arizona, with a live feed from Arizona.