Communicating Ideas

Project

The Impossible Occurrence Of Mount Eve

Bruno Taut took his city into the mountains to take it away from the rationalism and the materialism of the world below, something that he believed was the role of the architect after all. For that reason the project brings the mountain into the city. It appears in London over night in a celebratory manner, and changes London forever, bringing it one step closer to a utopia.

Roundelay Of Fantastic Creatures

Inspired by the Yokai, a class of Demons in Japanese folklore, a number of monsters have been drawn from the imagination and put together to form a gathering or a festival, each representing the difficulty that they help overcome.

Where Butterflies Get Stuck

Starting with a sculpture from Eva Hild, the original reading of the sculpture has been modified and reinterpreted using handmade and digital models several times to create a new form with tells a wholly different a new story.

Interview

What drives your projects?

It’s usually an idea, rather vague in the beginning, which I decide upon quite early, and thereafter its mainly about communicating that idea as best as I can.

The Impossible Occurrence Of Mount Eve
The Impossible Occurrence Of Mount Eve

Who would you say is a great source of inspiration?

Found pieces of imagery, from books and elsewhere, no single person.

The Impossible Occurrence Of Mount Eve
The Impossible Occurrence Of Mount Eve

How do you approach each project? Do you have a strict method of working or does this change from work to work?

First with a quick impression of what the project could be like. I think I have accumulated some habits of working, for example using found images and sounds to develop the project and taking bits and pieces from here and there to put together as a narrative or argument, but of course it changes from project to project.

The Impossible Occurrence Of Mount Eve
The Impossible Occurrence Of Mount Eve

What role do mediums as the drawing and video hold in developing your ideas?

They pretty much shape the way I think about my next step. To reach the an overall narrative where the initial idea is best communicated.

Where Butterflies Get Stuck
Where Butterflies Get Stuck

What softwares have you explored and why? how have these influenced the development and outcome of the projects themselves.

Using Cinema4D was big help to me, as it allows to use the camera to explore a narrative with three dimensional objects. Before that I used Aftereffects and Photoshop and did the same in 2D.

Where Butterflies Get Stuck
Where Butterflies Get Stuck

What would you say is the architects most important tool?

Found pieces of information and imagery.

Roundelay Of Fantastic Creatures
Roundelay Of Fantastic Creatures

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