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privat Collection, Cologne, Germany

2020

is a kinetic object, that either stands alone, or together with another kinetic piece entitled “Flying Ships”: placed upon the sheet of glass that is the base of “Flying Ships” it can then operate with the 16 cross-flow blowers installed there. Six “hybrid-letters” rotate on metal axes driven by the ventilators. These hybrids consist of a combination of two letters (e.g. O and R, appearing alternately. When they are rotated at a certain speed they appear to the observer as fleeting white oval cocoons.