Nice work! We've added this to your collection.

You can also organize your saved pieces into different galleries.

Create A New Gallery Close
 

Great Job!

Checking into this piece earned you 1 point.

Roger Kotoske's Untitled
View Leaderboard

Whoops!

You're not close enough to this piece to check in. ft.

Roger Kotoske's Untitled
Take Me There Maybe Later
  • Title

    On the Rise

  • Artist

    Wendy Khawaja

    Ali Khawaja

  • Location

    Denver Zoo

  • Neighborhood

    City Park

  • Year

    2020

  • Artwork Type

    Outdoor Sculpture

  • Material

    concrete

Close
Close

Great Job!

Checking into this piece earned you 1 point.

On the Rise
View Leaderboard

About This Piece

“On The Rise,” designed by Wendy Khawaja, is installed inside Denver Zoo’s The Edge, where more than an acre of land provides habitat for its two Amur tigers, Yuri and Nikita.

The artwork consists of circular, tiered platforms, designed to provide the magnificent Amur tigers a place to climb, jump, lounge, splash and play. The design was driven by a desire to provide tigers with a range of possibilities for interaction with the sculpture in their environment.

The large curved platforms and pedestals were cast in reinforced concrete and sited next to the exhibit’s water feature. The tigers enjoy the sight, sound, and touch of the water splashing between platforms, guided by their curvatures and varied inclines.