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Tulip Mania

Made of enlarged Gilders – the former Dutch currency – eleven enormous tulips were hung upside down in the main hall of the Stadsschouwburg theatre in Amsterdam. The installation was created for De Boekenbal 2013, a traditional Opening Ball held on the eve of the Book Week since 1947. The name refers to Tulip Mania, a period in Dutch history in which the price for tulip bulbs became a subject of speculation and reached extraordinary highs followed by a sudden collapse. It was an economic bubble that fell as quickly as it rose, in which men made and lost fortunes overnight.

Date 2013
Client Boekenbal
Place Stadsschouwburg Theatre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Cooperation Kasia Zareba
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