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Herds of elephants crossing Green Park

Green Park, London, June 2021

CoExistence is an environmental art exhibition by Elephant Family and The Real Elephant Collective, in memory of Mark Shand. The herds of elephants have been created deep in the jungles of Tamil Nadu by Indigenous communities who live in close proximity to these wonderful mammals.

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Copyright Debbie Smyth, 26 June 2021

Posted as part of Six Word Saturday

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  1. We came across this herd a few days ago and I shared them for the Photographing Public Art Challenge. Janet of sustainabilitea then told me about your post so I had to pop across and see more images of these amazing elephants 🙂 So glad you liked and shared them too!

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    • I went to look up the sculptures and find that you can buy them. If you have deep pockets that is!
      A calf = Average Size: 4x5x2ft Average Weight: 100kg £6,000
      Guess there won’t be any in Cornwall any time soon!


  2. At first, they looked carved of single, very large blocks of wood. Then, the close-ups revealed the tightly joined reeds (or vines? roots?) Incredible craftsmanship and beautiful wood tones!


  3. What a wonderful work !!!

    The way their movement is captured, is just amazing.

    It’s quite interesting to see that it was created by people from Tamil Nadu, which is close to my home place…

    Thank you so much for sharing 🙂


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