Project Description

Sangam Ritual Series

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Sangam Ritual Series
Conway, Massachusetts

Former Smith College President Jill Ker Conway commissioned Michael Singer to create an outdoor sculpture for her property in Conway, Massachusetts. This distinctive site is a terraced woodland lot with mature pine trees and small ponds at two levels of the site. Singer created a curved stone retaining wall at the uppermost terrace as a way to unite the garden. The base of the retaining wall forms a platform for Sangam Ritual Series, a granite, bronze and precast concrete sculpture. Sangam Ritual Series encloses a cistern reservoir that is the source for a sculpted runnel and fountain that pours water back into the ponds, slowly aerating and filtering the water and introducing the sound of flowing water into the woodland garden.

Artist / Designer: Michael Singer
Singer Studio Project Team: David Loomis, Peter Vandertuin, Eric Slayton, Rob Gurrina, Bob Hannum
Stone Walls: Luis Pagano
Photography: David Stansbury

 

Sangam Ritual Series