, 2020,  Sculpture, Concrete

In order to build a concrete structure, a negative mould is required in which the viscous substance is poured into. There had been a negative mould for almost every concrete house which most certainly had been built out of wood. curing + junge Römer is a series of concrete sculptures in which Nikolaus Eckhard acts like a builder and arsonist at the same time. After the moulds are constructed, they are set on fire – then the concrete is poured. Pigmented by the soot, the resulting concrete cast bears the imprints of the fire.

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curing(I), 2015 40x40x5cm