Samer Chalfoun

Samer Chalfoun, observing that humans spend an average of 100,000 hours of their lives seated (equal to half their time sleeping) placed a bench on the coastal waters. It was a simple wooden bench backed by a rectangular sheet of polished stainless steel that mirrors the sea.

Date: 1999

Location: Corniche El Manara

Medium: Sculpture, Urban furniture

Material: Wooden bench

Section: Contemporary

Duration: Temporary

Tags:  Site-specific Intervention
Public Sculpture

Framework: The Corniche Project

Authorizations: Wooden bench

Commissioner: Ashkal Alwan