Particles, On a modification of clouds
IKA, CMT, Michelle Howard
Winter term 2013/2014
« Rien ne se perd, rien ne se crée, tout se transforme. »
Lavoisier, Traité élémentaire de chimie (1789)
Everything is transformation.
Momentary parameters determine the ever-changing appearances of the cloud.
Following Lavoisiers Principle „Nothing is lost, nothing is added, everything is transformed“, the installation has a clearly structured initial context which should be understood as an abstraction of the basic mass of particles. The constantly developing image of the installation will provide a snapshot of a process / accumulated moments.
A construction created entirely from white nylon threads within the given beam structure of the room. Over the course of 3 meters, 60 lengths of 4.5 m nylon threads are strung horizontally. From each of these, 100 threads, spaced at 4cm, hang down to the floor. Intersections within the construction are established with the recurring motive of the knot.