Gijs Van Vaerenbergh - Reading Between the Lines

The Belgian architects duo Gijs Van Vaerenbergh (BE) built a see-through church for Borgloon. Reading between the Lines is 10 metres high and consists of 100 stacked layers of steel plate in the shape of a church of Loon. The construction weighs a whopping 30 tons. The special way of construction makes the landscape always visible throughout the church, from far away and up-close. The church is therefore present but also absent in the landscape.

Location: walking path between the Sint-Truidersteenweg and the Roman Road (Romeinse Kassei). Access: Reading between the Lines is only accessible by foot or by bicycle. If you come by car, please park on the (Pb) parking at Sint-Truidersteenweg between Grootloonstraat and Neremstraat and continue by foot. From the parking you may follow the orange, blue, yellow or green walking route.

This art work is located in an agricultural area. Please respect the activities of the agricultural workers.

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05.06.2011 from 14h00 to 17h00
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