AINU PALMU: Vapaa / Free

Projection work studies the concepts of positive and negative freedom, 2020

I constrain your freedom, (I hope I see it soon)

About the concepts of positve and negative freedom: Isaiah Berlin proposed concepts of positive and negative freedom in his essey Two Concepts of Liberty in 1958. There he stated that positive liberty is the possession of the capacity to act upon one's free will, as opposed to negative liberty, which is freedom from external restraint on one's actions. A concept of positive liberty may also include freedom from internal constraints.

Dimensions of the work:
Dept 2m-m6, height 2m-4m, width 2m-4m

Spaces suitable for exhibiting the work:
Outdoors, Cold space (eg. a shed, a silo etc.), Semi-heated space, Heated space

Work’s durability:

Sub-zero temperatures, Rain, Humidity 

Indoor work, requirements for the space

dim (light enough for walking)

Colouring requirements:


Electricity consumption:

Standard mains current (10A/16A)

Support and other structures:

needs structures but can be designed to the site 

Required technology:

Level ground. If indoors, 2 1m heigh statue podiums 


no sound

Minimum height of the space: 


Minimum square meters of the space: 


Building time and people required (estimate): 

one day

Artist's presence: 

artist must be on site in the end of the building

On-site building: 

Built on-site


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