Tomorrow marks the official end of estivation. It’s time to welcome back the friends we haven’t seen for over two months and to move into The Park’s busy Autumn social season.
But even though a large number of Park Animals will be coming out of a state of torpor tomorrow, estivation traditionally has not received as much attention as its Winter counterpart, hibernation.
All that is set to change in the coming years and the Park Museum of Contemporary Art (PMoCA) is leading the way.
Tomorrow evening, in honour of our estivating citizens, the PMoCA will unveil a painting by slow artist Heike Slak.
The painting, which bears the title, “Beacon,” was commissioned last year by the museum.
“This is the first work by a slow artist that we have displayed. We are very proud to hang this painting in the PMoCA in honour of our estivators. and we look forward to a long and happy relationship with the Slow Art Movement,” the museum’s head curator Aamuun Maroodiga told the press this morning.
Slak, who will come out of estivation tomorrow, delivered the painting to the museum at the end of May. Maroodiga confirmed at the press gathering that Slak will attend the unveiling tomorrow evening.