Anni Laukka: In Darkness

In Darkness is a small shadow sculpture made of bronze.

In Darkness is a work about the victims of war. It is a bronze sculpture of a mother with her injured son in her arms. In the shadow is the man who started the war and has caused tremendous suffering and death.

Light sources, materials, and equipment:  
GU10 led.

Dimensions of the work, approximately (width-height-depth): 
20 - 24 -18 cm

Electricity consumption:
Standard mains current (10A/16A).

Does the artwork use sound?
No sound.

Support and other structures:
The work needs support structures, hanging points, or similar.

Structures, hardware, or other equipment needed from the client: 
A stand to put both the sculpture and lamp on ( approx. 50 x 70 cm, hight can vary).

Minimum height of the space:
2,5 m

Minimum square meters of the space:
10 m2

Requirements for the space: darkness, temperature, colouring (light / dark / specific colour / other) etc.:
No straight sunlight, works best in a quite dark room.

Building time and people required (estimate):
The sculpture is easy to lift on a stand. The placing of the lamp on correct angle and distance from the sculpture is very important.

Artist's presence:
Guidance can be provided for building.

Seen before at:
Lux & Umbra, WAM, Turku, 2023-2024, Varjoissa, K.H Renlundin Museo, Kokkola, 2024


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