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Dufttunnel, 2004 - Autostadt Wolfsburg, Germany, 2004
Dufttunnel, 2004 - Autostadt Wolfsburg, Germany, 2004
Dufttunnel, 2004 - Autostadt Wolfsburg, Germany, 2004
Dufttunnel, 2004 - Autostadt Wolfsburg, Germany, 2004
Spread from Olafur Eliasson: Dufttunnel, 2004 - Scent Tunnel, edited by Astrid Jentsch and Autostadt Wolfsburg, Ostfildern Ruit 2005
Spread from Olafur Eliasson: Dufttunnel, 2004 - Scent Tunnel, edited by Astrid Jentsch and Autostadt Wolfsburg, Ostfildern Ruit 2005
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A site-specific work located in Wolfsburg, Germany, Dufttunnel is made up of 2,160 potted plants, arranged in three tubular sections that revolve at different speeds. Visitors walk through the tunnel on a steel grating while the plants rotate slowly around them. Depending on the season, one of six types of plants are used.

 

Artwork details

Title

Dufttunnel

Year

2004

Materials

Stainless steel, motors, ceramic pots, soil, yellow wallflower (Cheiranthus cheiri), horned violet (Viola cornuta), heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens), lesser calamint (Calamintha nepeta), lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), and sage (Salvia officinalis