Johanna Häiväoja: "O"

The work is the main element of the installation "O" and can be presented separately as an independent artwork.

"O" was an exhibition with a light and sculpture installation in a Chapel near Rouen, France. Music for the work was composed by Sylvie Noel.  

The chapel had served as a refuge for women during difficult times, among other things. In this work, cries and weeps can be heard, tears may be seen, but also a joy bought by light and music. 

The whole installation can be seen on 

Light sources, materials, and equipment:  
Optical fiber, metal structure, plastic film, music.

Dimensions of the work, approximately (width-height-depth): 
150x250x150 cm

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.

Structures, hardware, or other equipment needed from the client: 

Minimum height of the space:
300 cm

Minimum square meters of the space:
10 m2

Requirements for the space: darkness, temperature, colouring (light / dark / specific colour / other) etc.:

Building time and people required (estimate):
1-2 days (artist+assistant)+transport - the artwork is in France for the moment.

Artist's presence:
Artist or their representative must be present during building.

Seen before at:
"O", Petit-Quevilly, 2008


BLAF Best of Light Art in Finland
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