public art > Redefining Open Space Phase 2

Installation by Lisa Greenfield and Jennifer Moses
2001

Mixed media - wood, sod, bench, recycled styrofoam floats found washed ashore on the Boston Harbor Islands
12’ x 12’
Fort Point Channel, Boston, MA

This “mirage” is a green grass oasis that represents an idyllic public space. It is a sanctuary that floats alone, inaccessible to the public as a metaphor for the absence of usable open space in the City.