„The next step in sculpture is motion.“ Alexander Calder. „Sculpture No. 2“ is the second virtual sculpture of my all digital sculptures series which is a follow-up to my sculptures series painted in oil. It is reminiscent of works by Jean Tinguely and Alexander Calder. With its simple motion and meditative repetition, „Sculpture No. 2“ looks like a simple mechanical industrial machine of the last century, stubbornly pursuing its day's work. However, as its use does not immediately open up to the viewer, a strange, melancholy mood arises that raises the question of meaningfully felt work and one's own existence within defined limits. To the timeless nature of virtual worlds, "Sculpture No. 2“ becomes a piece of conserved eternity and places itself between classic paintings and post modern video works. The animation plays in a seamless loop.
Jonas Baumann (*1983) belongs to the first generation of artists, who made their earliest steps on digital and analog playgrounds at the same time. With his work he fathoms the gap between the tactile, analog artwork and the disembodied techno-images behind the smooth glass of our computer screen...More details