Light object made from neon outlines suspended on thin steel ropes, luminous blue, ca. 300 x 210 x 160 cm, chrome-plated steel sheets, 2011.
The horizontal neon contours are direct sculptural representations of drawn hatchings, as seen in drawings of clouds on medieval maps. Drawing, object and light installation combine so that the transformed drawing of a cloud, here as a real and illuminated object, accentuates the space. By being artificial, the object is highly poetically attractive to the observer. As an everyday natural phenomenon we are familiar with clouds. They are used as a symbol or an allegory of human feelings: there are “dark clouds in the sky” or “we are on cloud nine”. Clouds are used as metaphors for the afterlife, for wanderlust, infinity and freedom of thought— for longings in general.