(n)arcissus Installation – Softlab – Germany Jul30


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(n)arcissus Installation – Softlab – Germany


(n)arcissus - Softlab - Germany

(n)arcissus - Softlab - Germany

Museum: Frankfurter Kunstverein.
Group Exhibit: abstrakt Abstrakt
The Systemized World
Curated by: Marius Watz & Eno Henze
Design Team: Michael Szivos, Carrie McKnelly, and Charlotte Vlerick
Installation: Brandt Graves
Photos: Marius Watz
Status: Built
Location: Frankfurt, DE


(n)arcissus is a site specific installation designed and produced by SOFTlab for NODE10. The piece hangs in the center of the stairwell at the Frankfurter Kunstverein in Frankfurt, Germany. The installation is 9 meters tall and is supported by two metal rings. One at the top of the stairwell and one attached to the lobby ceiling. The form of the piece is controlled by over 1000 custom panels and the 2 rings. The skin of the piece is made of three layers of Mylar. The shape of the panels changes from a square to an x shape based on the position of the panel in relation to the space. Two of those layers change in reverse to produce a gradated color on the outside…

Read more at: Archinect