hans kotter: home sweet home
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nov 13, 2012
hans kotter: home sweet home


‘almost’, 2012 by hans kotter
glass house on trailer, metal, mirror, plexiglas, LEDs
220cm x 140cm x 230cm + trailer
image © hans kotter

 

 

hans kotter: home sweet home
gallery klaus benden, germany
on now through january 13th, 2012

 

internationally renowned german artist hans kotter presents his latest exhibition ‘home sweet home’ at gallery klaus benden in köln, germany.
kotter is well-known for his for his dexterity in harnessing the atmospheric and manipulative power of light – this latest exposition no exception.
‘almost’ strays from the familial chaotic yarn-like lighting pieces by kotter, with this new iteration focusing on the theme of a house – a home.
the artwork is defined by a fragile glass structure perched on a trailer, the interior of the house complicated by the reflection of mirrors, glass and translucency.
kotter uses the language and play of light to manufacture dizzying installations – articulating notions of memory, promises and wishes.
the remainder of the pieces are more reminiscent of his earlier works – neon twists and illuminated turns, captivating the mind’s eye.
the light-boxes of complex refracted patterns seem to simulate an entrance to another dimension, manufacturing a surreal atmosphere and candidly
toying with human perception.

 

 

hans kotter: home sweet home
the artwork is defined by a fragile glass structure perched on a trailer, the interior of the house complicated by the reflection of mirrors, glass and translucency
image © hans kotter

 

 


the artwork articulates notions of memory, promises and wishes
image © hans kotter

 

 

hans kotter: home sweet home
‘fractal structure’, 2012
60cm x 60cm
mirror, plexiglas, color-changing LEDs, remote
image © hans kotter

 

 

hans kotter: home sweet home
‘windows’, 2012
100cm x 100cm
mirror, plexiglass, color-changing LEDs, remote
image © hans kotter

 

 

hans kotter: home sweet home
‘spring’, 2012
100cm x 100cm x 15cm
mirror, plexiglass, color-changing LEDs, remote
image © hans kotter

 

 

hans kotter: home sweet home
‘flower’, 2012
60cm x 60cm
mirror, plexiglass, color-changing LEDs, remote
image © hans kotter

 

 

hans kotter: home sweet home
the light-boxes of complex refracted patterns seem to simulate an entrance to another dimension, manufacturing an atmosphere and candidly toying with human perception
image © hans kotter

 

 

hans kotter: home sweet home
kotter uses the language and play of light to manufacture dizzying installations
image © hans kotter

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