The concrete factory of a town in Lleida that shows the greatest works of art in the world

The Fundaci Sorigu has built an unusual city of art among industrial facilities. His latest ‘treasure’ is a pavilion dedicated to an installation by Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota

Chiharu Shiota and Ana Valls.THE WORLD

Updated Friday, June 4, 2021 –

  • The quarry and art ‘Site specific’

Grain fields and olive trees, some farm with sheep and more fields. In the midst of this barren rural landscape with yellowish tones, the Sorigu polygon extends, a quarry where the stone is transformed into concrete for highways, subway tunnels or structures for works. Dream landscapes emerge between bulldozers and trucks: a Babylonian ziggurat, specters crossing waterfalls, a miniature galaxy

Because in the warehouses of the industrial complex there are not only machinery but canvases

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