Massive nude group photo in a large plaza in Columbia


‘It’s an honor to be here at this moment when life is changing and hopefully a peace agreement will be signed,’ he said. Some participants called Tunick’s project “a great event.” Bolivar Square is home to Colombia’s congress, city hall, supreme court and a major cathedral. Spencer Tunick is known for convincing huge crowds of people to strip off for his striking photographs. Since 1994 he has photographed over 75 human installations around the world. In 1994 he posed and photographed 28 nude people in front of the United Nations. Some others projects: in May 2001, between 2,500 and 3,000 volunteers gathered at the Place des Arts in Montreal; in April 2003, Tunick owas in London to photograph 160 nude volunteers in front of the Saatchi Gallery; On July 17, 2005 he photographed almost 1,700 nudes on the quaysides at Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead; on May 6, 2007, approximately 18,000 people posed for Tunick in Mexico City’s principal square. and more, and more.

“Individuals en masse, without their clothing, grouped together, metamorphose into a new shape. The bodies extend into and upon the landscape like a substance. These grouped masses which do not underscore sexuality become abstractions that challenge or reconfigure one’s views of nudity and privacy,” Tuning said defining his work.


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