"361 prepared DC motors, filler wire 1.0 mm", 2010
motors, steel, power supply, wood
59 x 59 x 59" / 150 x 150 x 150 cm
Edition of 3
Installation view: Swiss Art Awards Basel, Switzerland.
Using simple and functional components, Zimoun (b. 1977, Switzerland) 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.
Video courtesy of the artist.
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