atlas.axis—a subtle communication
The first two cervical vertebrae, atlas and axis, have served as
Constructed as big sculptures and taken out of their original context, these vertebrae allow a link to socio-political topics, and invite viewers to engage with the art objects in a visual and tactile manner, as one can view them close up, from all sides, and touch them.
The subject matter of earlier projects, such as making the invisible visible, is being continued in making the impalpable palpable. To me the fact that we cannot visually perceive but only feel/sense the object is particularly intriguing: we cannot even feel the first vertebra (atlas) with our fingers because it is embedded and thus well protected in body tissue. This has made me examine the vertebral body more closely. As an artist who has been emphasizing the transition from two dimensions to three, I am particularly impressed by the
The project atlas.axis—a subtle
In late November, the project atlas.axis—a subtle communication will be presented for the first time. This will happen in the workrooms of the gallery Die Schöne (Vienna), the “birthplace” of the sculptures.