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Artist Bernardí Roig’s work will be on show at Canterbury Cathedral

PUBLISHED: 15:48 17 October 2016 | UPDATED: 15:48 17 October 2016

A work by Bernardí Roig

A work by Bernardí Roig

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Mr Roig’s work explores themes like human isolation, loneliness, and the body’s deterioration

A work by the internationally renowned artist Bernardí Roig is coming to Canterbury this October and will be open to the public for two weeks only.

Emma Brasó, curator, said: “I am delighted to be able to show this sculpture in the magnificent setting of Canterbury Cathedral’s Chapter House.”

Visitors to Canterbury Festival 2016 will be treated to Sleepless light exercises a life-sized sculpture by Mr Roig of an isolated male figure leaning against one of the Cathedral’s interior walls, emblazoned with 200 fluorescent tubes.

Mr Roig’s work explores themes like human isolation, loneliness, the body’s deterioration and the limits of knowledge. His previous projects have toured historic sites around the world including Burgos Cathedral and La Lonja de Palma de Mallorca.

Canterbury Festival runs from from the October 15 - November 5.

For more information visit canterburyfestival.co.uk

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