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A twisting reflective kinetic sculpture of the head of legendary surrealist writer Franz Kafka located at a busy shopping mall in Prague.

Created in 2014 by Czech artist David Cerny, the 45 tonne piece consists of 42 individually driven stainless steel elements.

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Animator Alessandra Novelli’s take on of the parable ‘Before the Law’ from Franz Kafka’s The Trial. To wit:

Peasant and Guardian are the same character, the peasant, like each one of us, in front of his own fear; the guardian, something shapeless, that surrounds and controls him – the Door/Gate the possibilities we encounter during our life.

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