Full Spectrum

Solo exhibition at EG Null: Raum für Junge Kunst, temporary exhibition space at the Generali AG company.
Installation, video-wall, photography, sunlight, daylight simulation, found plants and sofas, geodesic dome, film-set lighting.
Curated by Julia Höner and Georg Elben.
Cologne | Germany | 2014 – 2015

Curatorial text in German

Full Spectrum brings together a series of artworks that emerged from an exchange project between visual artists and astronomers in Cologne, Germany, from 2014 2015. In this period, I visited laboratories and observatories to learn about the use of astronomical instrumentation located in both Germany and Chile.  

Through this experience I collected different materials, objects, video recordings and images, and created a series of artworks and site-specific installations that aimed to explore the relationship of the human body with natural and artificial light. I wanted to look at how sunlight influences our sense of time and space, both inside and outside of architectural space. The exhibition also alluded to the pictorial tradition of landscape in astro-photography, and popular imagery of outer space. The work reflected on the endless scientific effort to picture the invisible and capture the unknown, and what still remains unseen. 

Curated by Georg Elben and Julia Höner, Full Spectrum took place in a temporary gallery space within the premises of the insurance company, Generali AG. Given this context, the show sought to create a dialogue between the corporate, scientific and spiritual, incorporating the company’s workers in two of the installations. 

Photos by Michael Heym and Elisa Balmaceda


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