Featured in the Des Moines Art Center’s exhibit, “Drawing in Space,” the Art Center highlighted four artists working in the medium of tape. The show included Numen/For Use (previously), an artist collective based in Vienna and Zagreb. Their interactive sculpture, called simply “Tape,” is made exclusively of clear packing tape, suspended within the art center’s I.M. Pei-designed architecture. Museum guests are encouraged to touch, interact and climb onto these works of art. Numen/For Use is known for their inspiring tape tunnels suspended in the air all over the world. “Tape Des Moines” at the Des Moines Art Center is the first one they created for a site in the USA. Raker Rhodes Engineering designed the anchor points for the tunnels to the existing walls.


Des Moines, IA


Des Moines Art Center

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