Grönlund-Nisunen Grönlund-Nisunen
February 2—March 2, 2013

Grönlund-Nisunen Grönlund-Nisunen

Unstable Matter, 2013 (front) Steel balls, aluminium, laminated wood, MDF, motors, control unit The momentum of the little metal balls is difficult to predict: sometimes a few begin to separate from the others, almost as if the rest was hesitating, leaving or joining groups, imbuing the metal balls with a swarm-like quality. 6 Solar Incidences, 2013 (back, left) 2 Solar Incidences, 2013 (back, center) 8 Solar Incidences, 2013 (back, right) All works: Selenium toned B/W silver gelatin prints Referencing classic vintage photography, the silver gelatin prints of the Solar Incidences, which were hand-printed by the artists themselves, have a close affinity to both the first photographic images of the sun in astronomy and to avant-garde works of the 1920s. Photo © Andrea Rossetti

Press Release

Esther Schipper is pleased to present the fourth solo exhibition of Grönlund-Nisunen with the gallery. Tommi Grönlund (b. 1967) and Petteri Nisunen (b. 1962) have been working together since 1993. Technology, sound and light are the base materials of their work. The artists examine issues such as space and physical phenomena. Their sophisticated installations often play with the physical laws of nature and explore sound and space in a modest, low-tech manner. Originally trained as...
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