Near Zero (2021) is painted with all-light-absorbing Black 3.0. Near Zero plays with the physically perceptible. The work includes a soundscape.
Direct perception of a black hole is difficult. It can only be identified by the impact it has on its environment. Near Zero plays with the physically perceptible. According to Gestalt psychology human recognize elements and objects that are already familiar from the outline.
The work is constructed of a piping system and painted with all-light-absorbing Black 3.0 and it seems to penetrate into the structures. Near Zero includes a soundscape that affirm spatial experiment.
Material of the artwork
Groceries, UV light, tableware, non-alcoholic tonic water.
Dimensions of the artwork:
From 5 to 40 meter (pipe)
Requirements for the space:
Darkness, dusk, little light
Standard mains current (10A/16A)
Support and other structures:
Depending of the space the work may need support structures, hanging points, or similar.
Wall, floor and/or ceiling mounting accessories: screws and plugs
Minimum height of the space:
Minimum square meters of the space:
Building time and people required (estimate):
Depends on the scale: min 4 h, 1-2 person
Guidance can be provided for building
Seen before in:
Material Light exhibition in Helsinki, Finland
BLAF Best of Light Art in Finland
is hosted by
Finnish Light Art Society FLASH
Producer: Annukka Ketola
+358 40 735 3972