Zimoun


Andy Knolle

Zimoun is a Swedish installation artist, primarily focuses on creating acoustic architectural environments using every day objects and simple motors. “In an obsessive display of simple and functional materials, these works articulate a tension between the orderly patterns of Modernism and the chaotic forces of life. Carrying an emotional depth, the acoustic hum of natural phenomena in Zimoun’s minimalist constructions effortlessly reverberates”. Being a completely self trained artist, I have tons of respect for him and what he makes. I have not actually experience any of his work in person, but he has been a huge influence on my conceptual/ philosophical ideas of sound. As I continue with my sound studies I find it more and more interesting that every object has its own sound, thus making every object have an addition use. Zimoun shares this idea with his minimalist architectural environments.

Zimoun
250 prepared ac-motors, 325kg roof laths, 1.8km…

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