Finds of silence – Funde der Stille

genre: objects
technic: installation/archive
material: organic
year: 2016 – ?
ongoing archive on Behance
exhibition: “Stille”, Group Global 3000, Berlin, (13.01 – 10.03.2017)


Trees act as living antennas, collect mechanical stimuli from air and soil pressure, adjust their freshly sprouted architecture, embody prints in the slow, continuous growth of their permanent structures. The back and forth vibration of particles, regardless of whether they belong to air, soil or whatever else, affects the living things embodied in the medium.
Each single cell hears sound, in the overall state of tension or slack a tree is capable of. Sound is an active force which constantly tends to shape things, leaving unexpected folds within vibrating structures. Silence, whose boundaries avoid tracing, hides somewhere within and around each shaped thing. It is the haunting, ultimate message morphed into dead trees transformed into a fortuitous sculptural medium.

Jede einzelne Zelle hört Geräusche, ob der Baum angespannt oder entspannt ist. Schall ist eine aktive Kraft, die unaufhörlich die Dinge formt und in schwingenden Strukturen unerwartete Falten finden lässt. Stille, deren Grenzen keine Spuren hinterlassen, verbirgt sich irgendwo innerhalb und um jede geformte Sache. Sie ist die eindringliche, letzte Botschaft, die in tote Bäume verwandelt wird, die wiederum in ein zufälliges plastisches Medium verwandelt sind.
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