Inspiration 15 min


2018, private collection, Denmark.
Materials: Brass, soldered tin
Dimensions: 50x50x50 cm. (each cube) 

The title derives from Latin as inspire means to breathe and inspiration indicates the instance of breathing in. The work consist of ten distinctive and highly-polished brass cubes where each cube is individual in terms of how much air there has been removed by a vacuum pump. The cubes are gradually being compressed and the amount of air removed corresponds with the volume of the total amount of oxygen that the artist lungs would need from every 1.5 minutes up to every 15 minutes. The cubes are manifesting the different temporalities by visualizing the various volumes of oxygen my lungs would use due to their absence.