THEATRE THREE TAIHU STONESStep by step, trough paintings and fine art prints - an image world did appear in the studio in Beijing, in Cape Town and Stockholm. Two Actors/performers, portrays Chinese monks, perform against a vobbling loadspeaker tower ..."Shaky Information!"
"The photographer Zhang Xuejiao was in my studio to shoot some portraits of me for a book. When she showed me the result of her work, I saw, in a series of rapid-fire images, how I was gradually becoming enveloped in the linen cloth that I was embroidering and painting - and so the idea was born to make a stage with moving puppets, like a real stage, a sculpture."
Text to the book "Good News from The Lower World"
theater is digitally controlled. A motor drives the operating
mechanism. The marionettes can move and gleam their eyes. Everything
happens to the tones of a theatrical music. Programerin, sound mixing,
technique is created at the Royal Institute of Art.
This installation has been shown at the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm and Pickled Art - Unit One Gallery, 798 Art district, Beijing 2010 and in developed form they are currently exhibited at Röhsska Museum of Fashion, Design and Decorative Arts, in Gothenburg, Sweden, 2011 - 2012. Wenngarn Castle, Sweden 2014 and Frölunda Kulturhus, Sweden 2016.
The Loudspeaker Tower, Information, has developed from a very small drawing to a large sculpture in painted wood - finally a moving figure in the theater installation. "Shaky Information".
The sculpture installation Theatre Three Taihu Stones became like a preparatory step to Pranks in The Moonlight
The War is a Crime. Video made for a DV-show at Pickled Art Gallery, 798-Art Zone, Beijing (2,34 min.)