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ABOVE : Tomás Saraceno, In Orbit, 2013, Work in progress.
K21 Ständehaus, Düsseldorf.
Photography by Camilo Brau, © Studio Tomás Saraceno 2013.

In orbit is the last installation of artist/architect Tomás Saraceno with whom we are working these weeks for The Paris Atelier program. Here is how he presents this work : when I look at the multilayered levels of diaphanous lines and spheres, I am reminded of models of the universe that depict the forces of gravity and planetary bodies. for me, the work visualizes the space-time continuum, the three-dimensional web of a spider, the ramifications of tissue in the brain, dark matter, or the structure of the universe. with “in orbit”, proportions enter into new relationships; human bodies become planets, molecules, or social black holes.

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1st Grid Expo @ CeBIT 2013 – flickr.com

Our “pylons of the future” named GERMOGLI (Sprouts) will be part of the GRID EXPO: Beauty of Power, an exhibition of about 20 pylon designs, which will be shown from the 22nd of April until the end of this year in the Stiftung Mercator in the center of Berlin.

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