La toka de Machain (Machain’s game of toka)

DÍEZ DE QUEVEDO, Jose Antonio “Jadiku” (San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa 1944)

Bent iron sheet. On the lower part on the inside there are five discs 30 cm in diameter and 3 cm thick. There is another disk with the same characteristics on the upper part on the outside.

  • Artist: DÍEZ DE QUEVEDO, Jose Antonio “Jadiku” (San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa 1944)
  • Material: Cast iron
  • Measurements: Thickness 3 cm / Width 30 cm / Length 4 m
  • Signed: In the lower part on the outside: JADIKU 17
  • Dated: No
  • Period: 2017
  • Location: Aiete (Etxadi)

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The sculpture was conceived as a tribute to Manuel Machain, bertsolari (troubadour of improvised poetry), korrikalari (runner) and tokalari (toka player), born in Aiete on 13 October 1916. The work was installed on 12 October 2017.