Stepping into Cave, a hollow sculpture of a man, feels very comforting, even though it is pitch black at some points; your eyes get used to the dark. We spent some time there and were quite surprised to find other people rushing through.
A little light can be seen from outside the main body cavity.
Gormley’s familiar casts cover all 6 sides of this room
I’ve only shown the cross -shaped concrete work here, one of several, which felt martyr-like to me.
The associations and resonances are multiple at every turn: archaeological remains and trauma victim are only two that come to mind.
You have 3 key elements in Host: clay, water and air, essentials for human life.