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Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Reflection

The centrepiece of GOMA’s Summer 2013 – 2014 exhibition is the installation Heritage by world-renowned artist Cai Guo Qiang. Cai’s vision is that of a pristine utopia, untouched by worldly influences.

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Ninety-nine animals from all parts of the world have gathered at an unspoiled waterhole and the most unlikely combinations of creatures are drinking together in harmony.

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The perfect stillness of the scene is broken by a single drop of water falling from the centre of the room. Do the ripples represent the imperfections of our world as they alter the reflections of these magnificent creatures?