Editors: Gunilla Klingberg, Theodor Ringborg
Essays: Sara Arrhenius, Fia Backström/Gunilla Klingberg,
Lars-Erik Hjertström Lappalainen, Maria Lind, Theodor Ringborg, Niclas Östlind
Design: Andreas Doré
2023, English, softcover
112 pages, 18 x 24,5 cm
ISBN: 9789198672176 (ENG)
ISBN: 9789198672183 (SWE)
Geschwind developed a unique technology for creating “reality animations”. Using sound and light to create animations of real things in the physical space. The result is for example dancing brooms or popcorn appearing to pop. Just like in the classic artistic trompe l’oeuil technique, the works are experienced as true, while you simultaneously understand that you’re being tricked.
Peter Geschwind (1966–2021) lived and worked in Stockholm where he had great influence on the field of art. In his artistry, Geschwind explored a variety of materials and techniques. He often reused everyday objects that he redefined and charged with new meanings. The usually low-tech, works have a D.I.Y. feel, playing with popular cultural references, in which humour as well as melancholy are present. Geschwind had a background in music – sound, rhythm, and pulse are constantly present as an additional dimension in his artistry.
Published in collaboration with Bonniers Konsthall in conjunction with the exhibition After Image. English and Swedish editions available.