Timo Kokko: Momentary Appearance: Katharsis

Water, plastic container, acrylic tube, LED light, motion detector, water pump, 2016

Momentary Appearance: Katharsis is an installation in several parts with water and light elements. Water vortex is one part of the installation. The artwork is activated when a person moves in the exhibition space.

Video of the artwork: https://vimeo.com/190561868

Dimensions of the work:

120 x 40 x 40 cm

Spaces suitable for exhibiting the work:

Outdoors, under a roof, Cold space (eg. a shed, a silo etc.), Semi-heated space, Heated space

Work’s durability:

Rain, Humidity, Sunlight

Requirements for the space:

fully dark, dark (gleaming exit-lights etc. allowed), dim (light enough for walking

Colouring requirements:

light coloured

Electricity consumption:

Standard mains current (10A/16A)

Support and other structures:

The work includes all the necessary structures

Required technology:



ambient sound

Minimum height of the space: 

200- 300 cm


Minimum square meters of the space: 


Building time and people required (estimate): 

1-5 hrs. no people required

Artist's presence: 

Guidance can be provided for building

On-site building: 

Delivered on-site


BLAF Best of Light Art in Finland
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Producer: Annukka Ketola
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Mia Kivinen / mia.kivinen@valotaiteenseura.fi
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