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Ilkka Paloniemi (FI) | Peace Ltd.

Published: 21 January 2024

Neon signs have been used for various advertising and information purposes since the early 20th century. In his work Peace Ltd., Finnish artist Ilkka Paloniemi plays with the content of this information by interrupting an iconic symbol to reveal something different. In a world awash with disinformation and fake news, he uses this work to draw […]

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Philipp Mohr (DE) & Selektivton (DE) | Origin

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Origin is an interactive sound and light installation by Philipp Mohr and Selektivton, which lets participants navigate through a world of light and sound by using electrical pulses produced by their own bodies. Delicate movements can create impressions of explosion and implosion, of stasis and movement. The visual experience is interwoven with a complex soundscape created […]

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Ingo Wendt (DE) | Chronotop

Published: 3 November 2023

The kinetic projection system Chronotop unconventionally visualises the passage of an individual, contemplative time, which each viewer can define for themselves. The analogue live projections of the device, its colourful dial and clockwork are displayed on circular projection screens. Four cylinders are powered according to the principle of planetary motion. The machine also creates a spatial light […]

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Laurenz Theinert (DE) | Visual Piano

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Laurenz Theinert creates media art using 360° panoramic projections. To allow his work to communicate spontaneously with other participating artists (musicians and dancers), he invented the unique instrument Visual Piano together with Philipp Rahlenbeck. In it, light is made visible through mist, which fills the space, like music fills a room. As soon as visitors enter the […]

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Mutual Loop (AT) | Vortex III

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Vortex III by Austrian Mutual Loop (Martina Tritthart and Holger Lang) is a tunnel of vibrating light lines. The light, itself invisible, travels along rays that are not themselves luminous. The path along the ribbons leads to the unknown and undiscovered. The full picture will never be fully visible; there will always be uncertainty in the […]

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Morph Studio (IT) | Room 2

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Room 2 was one of the big eye-catchers of Young Masters 2023, and the Italian artist duo now comes up with an adaptation for the public space. In this interactive installation of light bulbs, visitors can create their own soundscape by giving the sensor-equipped lamps a swing. This creates a space in which it might be […]

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Luca Mauceri & Andreas Zampella (IT) | Corpo Morbido

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Het Stationskwartier, LUNA’s main venue with the Young Masters exhibition, marks the beginning of the new urban development zone Spoordok, where LUNA will present several projects in 2024. Such as the video installation Corpo Morbido. The artwork includes a station where spectators can model a block of raw clay, which is simultaneously filmed and projected in […]

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LUNA Collective (NL) | Ajysk!

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In May 2023, Media Art Friesland’s LUNA Collective, based in the Stationskwartier, bid farewell to its neighbours in the shopping centre on Snekertrekweg with Ajysk! Once an iconic building that housed many supermarkets and shops, now the first step towards the new Spoordok area. With the light artwork Ajysk!, the LUNA Collective mused on what was and what […]

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Encor Studio (CH) | Interdependency

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The Swiss artists at Encor Studio use changing lights, shapes, and materials to explore the concept of isolation and changing spaces. The work is a long, transparent, six-metre-long shipping container converted into a space with lasers and white smoke. In it, you can see two machines working together. They share their lives and knowledge with […]

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Nicolás Dardano (AR/IT) & Giuliana Grippo (AR) | Uncertain Streams

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Uncertain Streams originated on and is inspired by the Mediterranean coast of Almería, Spain. This location presents an intriguing contrast: protected areas with unique natural beaches and exceptional geology collide with huge greenhouse urbanism. This created a dystopian labyrinth of semi-transparent architecture designed to produce vegetables for northern European countries. The video installation from Nicolás Dardano […]

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