"SISYPHEAN CIRCLE - I circle" 2010, slate/pigmented and sealed steel, 56"h x54w x12"d (142 x 137 x 30 cm)


Pronunciation: 'si-s&-f&s
Function: noun
Etymology: Latin, from Greek Sisyphos
: a legendary king of Corinth condemned eternally to repeat the cycle of rolling a heavy rock up a hill in Hades only to have it roll down again as it nears the top.

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artist statement - Sisyphean Series

video clip by Luc Billon

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Ellen Sinopli Dance Company - performance, Opalka Gallery 2012

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 visit Van Alstine Sisyphean Circle  -  2008 Beijing Olympic Commission web page