Art installations provide celebratory places at Coachella

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The architect Francis Kéré based his installation “Sarbale Ke” on the baobab trees of his home country of Burkina Faso. Photo by Avishay Artsy/KCRW

DnA slaps on the sunscreen and heads to Coachella to meet the artists, designers and architects who have brought the polo fields to life with colorful large-scale art installations that pop on Instagram while creating a sense of place. Architect Francis Kéré talks about a life journey that’s taken him from a tiny village in Burkina Faso, Africa, to center stage at Coachella. Young local artist Sofia Enríquez shares her joy at designing her first installation there.

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Host:
Frances Anderton

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Avishay Artsy