Archinect - News 2015-04-25T02:48:10-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/120674750/get-inspired-for-the-bigger-than-a-breadbox-competition-with-zimoun-s-250-prepared-ac-motors-325-kg-roof-laths-1-8-km-rope Get inspired for the Bigger Than A Breadbox competition with Zimoun's "250 prepared ac-motors, 325 kg roof laths, 1.8 km rope" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-02-13T19:44:00-05:00 >2015-02-14T11:57:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s1/s1n7i66feys4aeay.jpg" width="514" height="302" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>There&rsquo;s something strangely social about Zimoun's hypnotizing installation, referred to by its list of materials: 250 prepared ac-motors, 325 kg roof laths, 1.8 km rope. Currently on view at Knockdown Center NYC,&nbsp;the laths wiggle and bounce on a pre-programmed sequence, imitating an ambiance of a group gathering, with complementary gesticulations and conversations held at a not quite intelligible but still audible level.</p><p></p><p><a href="https://vimeo.com/119456298" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zimoun : 250 prepared ac-motors, 325 kg roof laths, 1.8 km rope, 2015</a> from <a href="https://vimeo.com/zimoun" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ZIMOUN</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vimeo</a>.</p><p>The installation is one of the Swiss artist&rsquo;s three concurrent exhibitions in New York, collectively referred to as [KE]3 , each with their own structured system put into motion. This &ldquo;sonic architecture&rdquo;, as described by Zimoun, &ldquo;signifies a space of entrance, but also a sound composition that functions more like an organism, something that is not changing into something else over time, but rather is full of variations in its details, and potent in its sonic possibilities. It&rsquo;...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/99031554/zimoun-36-ventilators-4-7m-packing-chips Zimoun: 36 ventilators, 4.7m³ packing chips Alexander Walter 2014-05-01T20:23:00-04:00 >2014-05-06T23:16:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zj/zj3m3z3dv2rnrh99.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>We're always very excited to discover new work by Swiss artist, Zimoun, known for his "architecturally-minded platforms of sound." His latest site-specific installation, 36 ventilators, 4.7m&sup3; packing chips, recently opened at the Art Museum Lugano, Switzerland. The show still runs until July 11.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pm/pm7i429j82monfks.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pc/pc76q94li2e425xb.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cb/cbbdyzpy13793u9u.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/70/70o7gxhagejw0gqa.jpg"></p><p>Read an excerpt from the exhibition catalog on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/zimoun_36_ventilators_4.7m_packing_chips/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/72623324/zimoun-318-prepared-dc-motors-cork-balls-cardboard-boxes-100x100x100cm Zimoun: 318 prepared dc-motors, cork balls, cardboard boxes 100x100x100cm Alexander Walter 2013-05-06T14:17:00-04:00 >2013-05-06T14:19:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3l/3lnjjfyjj1pmh15s.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>If you're in Berlin this May, make sure to swing by the Opernwerkst&auml;tten Berlin: Swiss artist, Zimoun, known for his "architecturally-minded platforms of sound," exhibits 318 prepared dc-motors, cork balls, cardboard boxes 100x100x100cm, one of the artist's two current European exhibitions. The piece will be on view until May 24th.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/4249746/zimoun-hannes-zweifel-200-prepared-dc-motors-2000-cardboard-elements-70x70cm Zimoun + Hannes Zweifel : 200 prepared dc-motors, 2000 cardboard elements 70x70cm Alexander Walter 2011-04-26T12:44:24-04:00 >2014-05-01T20:43:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/59/59rvok1e0gvjso0i.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>If you happen to be in Bucharest, Romania these days, don't miss to check out the latest exhibition piece of Swiss sound and installation artist Zimoun, "200 prepared dc-motors, 2000 cardboard elements 70x70cm". The 15x9x4.5m (49.2 x 29.5 x 14.7 ft) installation is a collaboration with fellow Swiss architect Hannes Zweifel and currently exhibited at the National Contemporary Art Museum MNAC.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>