EIN-UM-AUS 
June 2022

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inner life of the sculpture below (microscopic video of ecosystem on birchbark, May 2022)


moment of inner life of the sculpture (still microscopic image from ecosystem in birchbark, May 2022)


                                                                                                                              
                                                       
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The installation EIN-UM-AUS is a constellation of a sculpture (symbiosis of a streetlamp and a birch tree) and a source of ambient energy (solar structure). The compartments are located in the GREENhaus, a garden which is a communal garden project I have started with other students at Chelsea College of Arts.

The work’s intention is to explore multiple perspectives and parts, that are connected through invisible energy.
EIN-UM-AUS is German and has multiple meanings.

The literal translation can be either ON-AROUND-OFF (energy) or IN-AROUND-OUT (perspective). In both ways, it describes the ambient energy that surrounds/flows through us at all times, on all scales, that turns into visible energy. Its transformation to electrical light feeds the sculpture with life/light and enables us to look inside.

Depending on the sun the light is on, around, or off.

Depending on the light we look in, around or out.