Ingo Wendt

Two site-specific works, Light Mobile and Projected Bubbles were realized at the artist’s arrival in Tunis.

INTERFERENCE Projects: Light Mobile
Light Mobile is a structure of the light-responsive material which generates colored light reflections.Thanks to their complex mechanical structures Ingo Wendt’s machines create, respectively, differing color atmospheres in steady interaction with the surrounding space and the viewer.

INTERFERENCE Sites: El Ali (45 bis, rue Jemaa Zitouna, Tunis)

Ingo Wendt. Light Mobile. INTERFERENCE Tunis 2016. Photo Ingo Wendt (78)
Ingo Wendt. Light Mobile. INTERFERENCE Tunis 2016. Photos Sabina Von Kassel (1).tif
Ingo Wendt. Light Mobile. INTERFERENCE 2016 Tunis. Photo Zied Mnif (2)
Ingo Wendt. Light Mobile. INTERFERENCE Tunis 2016. Photo Ingo Wendt (5)
Ingo Wendt. Light Mobile. INTERFERENCE Tunis 2016. Photo Ingo Wendt (33)

INTERFERENCE Projects: Projected Bubbles
Projected Bubbles is a system of soap-bubbles production creates magic effects of images’ distortion.

INTERFERENCE Sites: Placette Sidi Mouaouia (rue Sidi Mouaouia, Tunis)

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Ingo Wendt. Projected Bubbles. INTERFERENCE Tunis 2016. Photo Ingo Wendt (2)
Ingo Wendt. Projected Bubbles. INTERFERENCE Tunis 2016. Photo Ingo Wendt (1)

ARTIST’S STATEMENT: I want to understand the world and also create new ones. For achieving this, I look for various occasions. As an artist, designer and trained craftsmen, I have developed a wide range of activities that mutually benefit each other. Addressing material, appearance, functionality and importance is reflected both in the conceptual and the applied work.

Ingo Wendt 1
Ingo Wendt
Ingo Wendt 2
Lichtgemalde sara forster and daniel Hausig 2015

[Photos: Ingo Wendt, Sara Foerster, Daniel Hausig.]

ARTISTIC APPROACH
Ingo Wendt’s artistic bearings are light art, architecture, and kinesis. He gets his inspiration from cultural realities, natural and urban landscapes as well as from architecture and historical places. His artworks, which often have a highly playful character, create beautiful atmospheres wherein colors become almost tactile matters. Even though this might not be his main focus, his interventions in public spaces have rarely failed to improve people’s ability to better value the urban and architectural environments they live in.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2014| Light_Act_Project (projection) | Saarbrücken (de)
2008| The Sun and The Ornamentegenerator | Luminale Light-festival | Gallery Anita Beckers | Frankfurt (de)
2007| Ehrenfeld, Art in public space | Lighthouse in Cologne (de)
2007| Stars over Ebertsheim (projection) | Ebertsheim world theater | Ebertsheim (de)
2006| City Fire | Luminale Park | Frankfurt (de)

DEVELOPMENT
Since 2010| Head Trainer of the Light Laboratory | Fine Arts College | Saarbrücken (de)
Since 2008| Teaching and training activity | Fine Arts College | Saarbrücken (de)
2007 | Degree in Free Arts | Fine Arts College | Saarbrücken (de)
2004 | Degree in Production Design | Saarbrücken (de)
1994 | Craftmanship | Ludwigshafen (de)
1964| Born | Schorndorf Baden-Württemberg (de)

LINKS
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