walk of fame – handball world championship 2015 (images coming soon)

location
doha, qatar
year
2014/2015
task

walk of fame - art installation for the handball world championship 2015 in doha, qatar

installation consisting of 24 country platforms with a length of 7.5 meters each. total length - 200 meters

each country is represented by 17 to 25 players, symbolized by 17 to 25 untreated & corroded metal steles with different corrosion stages expressing the uniqueness of each player.

every stele is equipped with a laser cut steel plate, representing the name and jersey number of the respective player including his original signature and original 3d handprint in acrylic resin placed on top, highlighted by a led light source.

the 3d handprints of the world champions are plated in gold, the second and third received silver & bronze.

a team of 40 members worked hard and on an extremely tight schedule of just 6 weeks for the successful realization of this project.

particular thanks are due to markus and kamal, who literally worked day and night.

client - his highness sheik tamim bin hamad al thani

artist - gerhard fresacher

project management - markus jordan

planning, production & logistic management - christopher rhomberg

production & logistic assistance - david mase, kamal hasan s.

in cooperation with innovations unlimited me http://www.iu-me.com/


photo credits
@ david mase, chr. rhomberg