Julius von Bismarck

Den Himmel muss man sich wegdenken

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This video appears to be a landscape. Like a mountain contour it slowly drifts up and down. Stagnant, like bulks of lava, the masses a floating through the image frame. The peaks and valleys of the waves are the surface of an ocean. The sequences have been recorded with a high-speed camera in only a few seconds.

12 1 Jb Den Himmel On Display Iii Philara Collection 2018 Paul Schopfer Kl

Installation view, Sammlung Philara, Düsseldorf
Courtesy the artist; Sammlung Philara; Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf
Photographer Paul Schopfer

About Julius von Bismarck

In his works Julius von Bismarck explores people’s ability to perceive, and he uses the laws of physics to challenge the way we are used to seeing things.

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