Antti Tolvi: Electromagnetism

In piece we look the world through the diffraction glasses.

In the work Electromagnetism we look at the world through diffraction glasses and mute its sounds with earmuffs. It is as if we are entering a new, quiet, wider state of vision. Diffraction glasses open the spectrum of incoming rays of light. This piece is a composition which shows the invisible to us and introduces us to something that is lighter than the lightest thing. This immersive work plays with colours, shapes, body sensations, and sounds. In lightest thing In Electromagnetism, we can see behind the material. There, where everything is in constant motion, nothing permanent and fixed can be found. There everything is always moving towards balance in the most direct way possible, like water, which is always in balance, peace, calm. 

Which kind of light sources and what other materials and equipment are used?
Led spot & RGB, diffraction glasses, low frequense sound, sound, water, wood, wind.

Please provide the dimensions of the work. Approximate size will do. Please mention if the work can be adjusted. (width-height-depth):
4m x 2m x 4m

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

Does the artwork use sound?
Ambient sound.

Support and other structures:
The work includes all the necessary structures.

Minimum height of the space:

Minimum square meters of the space:

Requirements for the space: darkness, temperature, colouring (light / dark / specific colour / other) etc.:
Dark, temperature > +0 c.

Building time and people required (estimate):
1-2 days, one person.

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

Seen before at:
Solo exhibitions: Mustanapa gallery Rovaniemi, Kubu gallery Kemiö Island. Group exhibition: Interventilaatio KITA gallery Joutsa.


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