• Squirrel, Kazakhstan, 2018

    A 13 m straw and steel sculpture in central Almaty. Squirrels reflect human migration to cities over the last century - sharing similar challenges in finding a place to call home. Squirrel puts us in the place of our furry friends, inviting us to think about our relationships to each other and where we live.    Commissioned by Akimat of Almaty. Produced by FUNK Creation Agency. Design: Mike de Butts, Eldar Khassarov. Build: Marius Jansen Van Vuuren + a team of 25. Producers: Alessya Nugayeva, Inna Kantemirova, Alexsander Galiev. Exec Producer: Mayra Izmaylova