Zimoun : 318 prepared dc-motors, cork balls, cardboard boxes 100x100x100cm, 2013
DC-motors, filler wires, cork balls, cardboard boxes, power supply
40 x 4 x 4m / 131 x 13 x 13 ft.
Installation view: Opernwerkstätten Berlin, Germany. Curated by Leigh Sachwitz.
Project management by Ulf Kallscheidt. Assisted by Janis Weidner, Vanessa Gageos, Heiko Schramm, Johannes Regin, Martin Remus, Lucas Maibier, Dagmar Schnürer and Flora&Fauna Visions Team.
Using simple and functional components, Zimoun builds architecturally-minded platforms of sound. Exploring mechanical rhythm and flow in prepared systems, his installations incorporate commonplace industrial objects. In an obsessive display of simple and functional materials, these works articulate a tension between the orderly patterns of Modernism and the chaotic forces of life. Carrying an emotional depth, the acoustic hum of natural phenomena in Zimoun's minimalist constructions effortlessly reverberates.
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