An Architectural Folly from a Future Place

An Architectural Folly from a Future Place

Artist: Jill Downen
Installed: 2018 (part of Open Spaces KC)
Medium: Concrete and Stone with a Fissure
Park: Swope Park, near the Swope Memorial
Gifted to the people of Kansas City by the R.C. Kemper Charitable Trust in September 2019

Description: An Architectural Folly from a Future Place, a concrete and stone low wall with a fissure, is designed to be a social space —a bench for visitors to sit on and enjoy the serene green space of Swope Park.