Light Volumes: Art and Landscapes of Monika Gora by Gora, Monika; Gora, Monika; Diedrich, Lisa

By Gora, Monika; Gora, Monika; Diedrich, Lisa

Landschaftsarchitektur kann eine Planungsdisziplin sein, die ebenso wie Architektur tägliche Umwelt schafft, oder aber ihre Stellung als Kunstform behauptet und außergewöhnliche Werke hervorbringt, die kommuneikative Aufgaben wahrnehmen. Monika Goras Oeuvre gründet auf einer knapp 20-jährigen Arbeit als Landschaftsarchitektin und -künstlerin mit Sitz in Malmö, Schweden, aus der zahlreiche Werke im Read more...

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relocating past the seriousness of classical panorama structure, Monika Gora's paintings finds a playful method of the surroundings and proves that the outfitted panorama needn't be a dangerous serious Read more...

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Light, ephemerality, fragility, celebration, happening, temporary change, transformation, sensuality Three years later, in connection with the final week of Stockholm’s year as the European Capital of Culture, I created a similar installation, A Drop of Light (1998). I had refined my production technique; the balloon was tailor-made from a three-dimensional data model in accordance with my drafts. I didn’t have to set up the balloon myself. It was given a very prominent place outside the Parliament building in Stockholm, mainly because this was an open space that was large enough for erecting the installation.

I wanted to make the volume of light lighter, whiter, thinner, more luminous and as big as possible. I envisaged an object containing the essence of the baroque and of summer, in the damp weather of late autumn. The large volume of light would preserve the heat and light of summer. It would bring back the Vienna of the baroque era, the waltzes, the festivities, the costumes, the dazzlingly white dancing Lipizzaner stallions, and the gingerbread work of the houses – in other words splendour and luxurious abundance.

Under this opening there is a lawn which has the same oval shape as the opening itself. The lawn forms the centre of the subterranean area. The trams somehow manage to get down here and circulate around the lawn, the rails framing the elevated surface. This – the lawn framed by tram rails – is where Ein Volumen aus Licht was to be placed during the exhibition period. I thought about Vienna, its location in the middle of Europe, and I thought about the various waves of migration that have flooded the city.

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