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Anyang Pools: Fifty Meters of Civic History 안양 수영장-50미터의 안양 역사
Lisa Sigal project serves as a monument to the civic history of Anyang by creating an intervention in the landscape where the city pools attracted millions of visitors locals from 1936-1997. The project highlights the lost pools the central role the area played as a major recreation destination in the development of Korea contemporary society. Sigal project enhances what is in plain sight by restoring a section of the retaining wallseating area of the Manan-gak Swimming Pool built by architect Man-hee Han in 1968. Today, the fifty-meter cement pool wallstone bleachers exist as the unremarkable back of a parking area. In Sigal work, two sections of the pool walla center section of the original natural stone bleachers that they frame, are restored to highlight the effects of timewater on the original surface the erosion caused by many winters on layers of painted blues (aquamarine, cerulean blue, sky blue)the beautiful remains which persevere. Sigal thoughtful intervention in the landscape reminds visitors local residents of the fluid ways in which the built environment is erased, but can be resurrected.
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