tomás saraceno at venice art biennale 09
jun 09, 2009
tomás saraceno at venice art biennale 09


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’ 2009 by tomas saraceno
made of elastic ropes
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argentinian artist tomas saraceno is exhibiting his work ‘galaxies forming along
filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’ as part of the ‘fare mondi’ /
making worlds / bantin duniyan / 制造世界 / weltenmachen / construire des mondes/
fazer mundos…exhibition.

saraceno’s interest in architectural projects is part of the artist’s ongoing fascination
with utopian theories and astronomical constellations. his conception of what constitutes
an architectural structure is admirably broad, and his new installation examines how
the black widow’s gossamer filaments are able to suspend extreme weights through
the use of complex geometry.


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’
image © designboom


tomas saraceno lives and works in frankfurt am main, germany.

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