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The Ball Game of Youth Olympic Games’ Artist in Residence Leandro Erlich Bring Streets of Buenos Aires to Life as Part of Youth Olympic Games Celebration

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: THE BALL GAME OF YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES’ ARTIST IN RESIDENCE LEANDRO ERLICH BRING STREETS OF BUENOS AIRES TO LIFE AS PART OF YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES CELEBRATION

DATE: 11 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: English, Spanish

STORY SCRIPT:

The streets of Buenos Aires were turned into a moving piece of art as world-renowned conceptual artist Leandro Erlich brought to life the Olympic values at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires 2018.

‘Ball Game’, an ensemble of five large-scale hyper-realistic sport balls (basketball, football, golf, tennis and volleyball) was commissioned by the IOC to mark the first-ever Olympism in Action Forum and YOG in Argentina.

The ambitious project was a collaboration between the City of Buenos Aires and the IOC’s Artist in Residence Leandro Erlich with the key aim of being as interactive with citizens and spectators as possible.

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Interview @Studio: Leandro Erlich (Spanish Language)

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Interview @Studio: Leandro Erlich (English Language)

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Interview @Planetarium: Leandro Erlich (Spanish Language)

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Interview @Planetarium: Leandro Erlich (English Language)

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© IOC-VNRs are for bona fide news reporting purposes only and all rights required for their production have been cleared. Terms and Conditions of the IOC Newsroom and Olympic.org apply. This IOC-VNR shall be used in accordance with the News Access Rules for Buenos Aires 2018 available here, in particular in respect to the Amount of YOG Content, Amount per News Programme, Airing after broadcast by RHBs only, Duration of Use, No use of Olympic Properties, No Commercial Association, On-screen Courtesy Credit (“Courtesy of The International Olympic Committee”), Infringements & Monitoring, etc.

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