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Tranen Contemporary Art Centre. Copenhagen, DK. 2015.
A site-specific exhibition focusing on how to approach architecture and institutions as being both haunted and hauntings. Through investigating spaces and objects of spectral and peripheral significations within Tranen and Gentofte Main Library, the exhibition attempts to reimagine the structure of the specific institution as a ghost-site. The architecture is haunted by the spectre of an actual flooding that destroyed large parts of the building in 2009, and also by the ghost of a possible future catastrophe.
Exterritory 2. 84X125 cm. Photomontage.
Dyschronia (Total order secretly longing for its own destruction). 120X175 cm. Photomontage.
Hauntographies 1-5. 100X150 cm. Photography, graphite and colored pencil.
Exterritory 1. 84X120. Photomontage.
Dark Ooze of Cosmos and a Picture of an Idiotic Room. 90X68 cm. Photomontage.
Poltergeist (178. The entire house starts to suck inward, imploding at an angle that suggests that the closet is consuming everything in its lust and anger). Bent steel frames. Size variable.
Negative space of precaution (we must keep at bay the muddy tide of occultism). Concrete casts of anti-flood sandbags and lashing strap. Size variable.
Spøgelsesgrund. Pallet, Marble floor tiles, lashing straps, xerox copy, plastic, concrete, dust.
Objekthobning (I will spook when spooken to). Water damaged cardboard box, insulation, plaster dust, concrete debris, PU foam, dust, fugus spores, glass, screws, xerox copy.
Dread / Against Architecture, Against Life. SX6 Kaeser compressor from the ventilation system running through Gentofte Main Library and Tranen, lashing strap, ooze.
Fremmaninger (What has risen may sink, and what has sunk may rise again). Recordings from floodings. Mp3 player and loudspeaker
Installation view photos by David Stjernholm
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