ART PIECE BY WA Portrait of Friederike Brun’s left ear.
A collage reflecting the historical layers between Friederike Brun’s time and ours. A tactile ear, turned towards the world across the ages, captures sound, and the light responds.
Friederike Brun (1765–1835) woman of letters, donkey-rider and amateur singer.
MATERIALS LED lights in glass tubes, colored paper and ash tree
Dimensions H 104 cm L 40 cm D 40 cm
Photo by Egon Gade Artwork & WA
Exhibited at Sophienholm / SE21
'SEATED NEXT TO HERon the couch, I left it to her to lead the conversation, as I noticed that she was so hard of hearing she struggled to catch my modest contributions.'
J. M. Thiele, 1815