university of Pune global stone workshop SYMPOSIUM, India

Dan was invited by the Global Stone workshop and the University of Pune, near Mumbai, to make a work with a group of other sculptors form around the world as part of the celebrations for the 400 anniversary of Gallileo at the Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics. The work, Ashok Ganga was in two parts made from Indian marble. A sighting stone with a groove which directed the line of the eye, and a distant object that was enigmatic but gave clues to its identity. It included references to the arms of the Milky Way and the forking of the river in Pune and the Hindu idea of the Milky Way reflecting the sacred river Ganges.