Maaria Wirkkala: BLIND WALL

Forgotten surfaces in the cityspace when darkness falls, 1999

Aim: to use light to pick out of the cityscape surfaces and shapes that are not normally open to the gaze, either because of their location or their inexpressiveness.

- to make the insignificant remarkable.

Dimensions of the work:
Building's measurements. Adjustable.

Spaces suitable for exhibiting the work:
Surfaces in city

Requirements for the space:
Outdoor work

Work’s durability
Regular weather conditions

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

Required technology
Means to get to the rigging level, if not accessible on foot

On-site building:
Assembled on-site

No sound

Building time and people required (estimate) TBA

Artist's presence TBA

On-site building TBA

Seen before in
KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art (Under the Same Sky exhibition), Helsinki 1999

Sakari Viika


BLAF Best of Light Art in Finland
is hosted by
Finnish Light Art Society FLASH

Producer: Annukka Ketola
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