Studio Orta - Art with Salt and Water⎟Bad Ischl

Art with Salt and Water⎟Bad Ischl

20 January 2024 - 31 October 2024
Sudhaus, Bad Ischl, Austria
Group exhibition

Lucy + Jorge Orta are proud to unveil a new commission by 2024 European Capital of Culture Bad Ischl Salzkammergut Region for the exhibition « Art with Salt and Water » curated by Gottfried Hattinger in Sudhaus.  OrtaWater Plätte Water Filtration Unit is made of a plätte —a boat which historically was used to transport salt also called « white gold » on the river Traun recalling the essential aspect of water in industrial processes— mounted on a steel structure including additional crafted objects from the artists’ vast collection. This artwork is part of the long-term meta project OrtaWater addressing the critical issues of water scarcity and access to clean water.

Photo: Schiffleutmuseum, Stadl-Paura