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“(…) The impression of digital pictorial production is inevitably evoked in the large patterns installed on the floor. In this case, the transformative principle of addition, the efficient repetitive gesture of copy and paste, would be within grasp were it not for the hands-off effect of the fragile engineering of the artist’s complex installations. The three-dimensional ornament, although spread out at our feet, cannot be seen all at once. In contrast to a pattern on a surface, the spatial structure changes with every change in vantage point. Every view of the installation, every static perception reveals new contiguities and therefore new semantic relations and insights. The pattern can be animated with a single gaze although it does not move. The act of seeing is in itself indeed an act. Skull, needle, egg and nail, cookie and CD-ROM accumulate on cardboard plates, in plastic cups and on placemats in extensive repetition of the same things, becoming not a surreal but rather a trans-real scenario. Looking, we traverse mental landscapes revealed in constantly changing panoramas. (…)”

Hans Rudolf Reust in Swapping surfaces


“(…) Face aux grandes installations ornementales qui couvrent le sol, l’impression d’une production d’image numérique est inévitable et immédiate. On pourrait presque toucher du doigt le principe transformateur de l’addition, le geste rapide et répétitif du “copier/coller”, si la statique fragile des constructions complexes ne nous tenaient à distance. L’ornement tridimensionnel interdit alors, même s’il se déploie à nos pieds, la vue d’ensemble. Contrairement à un dessin sur une surface, la structure spatiale change ici selon chaque point de vue. Chaque examen visuel de l’installation, chaque vue statique, communique de nouvelles situations de proximité entre les choses et, par voie de conséquence, de nouveaux contextes significatifs et de nouvelles connaissances. Avec un seul regard englobant, le motif s’anime sans qu’il ne bouge. Le simple fait de voir devient un acte. Crâne, seringue, œuf et clou, cookie et CD-ROM s’associent sur des assiettes en carton, des gobelets en plastique et des sets de table, autant de répétitions du même qui donnent lieu à une scène moins surréelle que transréelle. En regardant, nous traversons des paysages mentaux qui s’ouvrent selon les divers points de vue. (…)”

Hans Rudolf Reust in Échanges de surfaces

 

PTL pattern

@ Post Tenebras Luxe, Musée Rath, Geneva, 2009

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“PTL pattern”, 2009

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“PTL pattern”, 2009 – installation, sundry objects – appr. 300×300 cm. (Photo Sandra Pointet)

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Patterns / installation views

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grey zone pattern, 2007 – installation, sundry objects – app. 480 x 480 cm. | Fondation Salomon art contemporain (photo: m. domage)

grey zone pattern, 2007 – installation, sundry objects – detail | photo: m. domage

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Pattern – Vanité 2b, 2003 – (detail)

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Pattern – Vanité 2b, 2003 – installation, objets divers / installation, sundry objects – 400 x 500 cm. – installation view, mamco geneva

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oriental gold pattern, 2006 – installation, sundry objects – appr. 350 x 800 cm. (exhibition view villa Oppenheim, Berlin)

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oriental gold pattern, 2006 – (detail)

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fish & bone w. emerald flower, 2007 – installation, sundry objects – appr. 600 x 900 cm. (exhibition view centre pasquart, Bienne)

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fish & bone w. emerald flower, 2007 – installation, sundry objects – appr. 600 x 900 cm.

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encrypted rosa pattern, 2005 – installation, sundry objects – 230 x 250 cm. (coll. Fondation Salomon art contemporain)

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synth field pattern, 2005 – (detail)

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synth field pattern, 2005 – installation, sundry objects – appr. 400 x 400 cm.

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synth field pattern, 2005 – installation, sundry objects – appr. 400 x 400 cm. (exhibition view gallery 1000eventi, milano)

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India Jamaica mix pattern, 2007 – installation, sundry objects – appr. 600 x 900 cm. (exhibition view centre pasquart, Bienne)

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India Jamaica mix pattern, 2007 – installation, sundry objects – appr. 600 x 900 cm.

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garbage chic L.A. pattern, 2010 – installation, sundry objects – appr. 220 x 200 cm.

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garbage chic L.A. pattern, 2010 – installation, sundry objects – appr. 220 x 200 cm.

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garbage chic L.A. pattern, 2010 – installation, sundry objects – appr. 220 x 200 cm. (CompactSpace Los Angeles)

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b. rhythmaschine pattern, 2006 – installation, sundry objects – 280 x 775 cm. (exhibition view villa Oppenheim, Berlin)

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b. rhythmaschine pattern, 2006 – installation, sundry objects – 280 x 775 cm.

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b. rhythmaschine pattern, 2006 – installation, sundry objects – 280 x 775 cm.

 

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Vertical patterns

grey zone pattern, 2007

grey zone pattern, 2007 – installation, sundry objects – detail | photo: m. domage

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grey zone pattern, 2007 – installation, sundry objects – app. 480 x 480 cm. | photo: m. domage