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archipelago |ˌɑːkɪˈpɛləgəʊ|
by Svein Inge Bjørkhaug & Jianan Qu

noun (pl.archipelagos or archipelagoes)

  •  a large group or chain of islands: the Malay Archipelago.
  •  any large body of water with many islands.
  •  utopia.
  •  fading trace / glow.
  •  future of the north pole.
  •  surface collision between connecting points.
  •  the Archipelago, the Aegean Sea.
  •  instagram your contribution #archipelago #utopia #oslolux
  •  installation, mixed media, 2015

In an attempt of sculpting utopia, Archipelago is a mixed media installation created to explore the materiality of Aluminate. In a blitz of lights the surface changes from white to a range of colors. It creates a surface of glow which leaves a message that is fading out. The surface recharges in intervals and a new archipelago appears in reincarnation.

Instagram your version of utopia #archipelago #utopia  #oslolux