Art on the Borders


“Beautiful” pictures

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This was going to be a Friday Fun post, but with time running out and still so many gorgeous pictures to share with you, I will keep my words shorter and my images brighter. To hide the tears in my eyes.

Every few years there is a great initiative of ‘art en campagne’ (art in the countryside) on the Franco-Swiss border. You can take in the artworks during the summer months, while you take a walk through the orchards and forests of Collex-Bossy and Ornex.

This felt like being transported into the rainforest... This felt like being transported into the rainforest…

Using nature to make art... Using nature to make art…

A butterfly or a ghost? A butterfly or a ghost?

Fish heads or mushrooms? Fish heads or mushrooms?

This year’s theme was ‘Les passerelles de l’espoir’ – Bridges of Hope – and of course many artists interpreted that as something to do with borders and welcoming people (or not). Even more eloquent when these artworks are constructed on borders which were…

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