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  • Zimoun & 86 DC-Motors
    Inside an inconspicuous hut, sporting a beautiful rusted red façade, resonates an insistent and fulfilling sound. This is a recognizable set-up for those familiar with Zimoun’s body of work, a true visionary in sound architecture and visual design. A stark white interior hosts 86 dc-motors, a staple of the artists’ work, each one pulling a […]
    2015-08-25Mateus Andrade
  • Zimoun sound installation
    Swiss artist Zimoun, creator of exceptional minimalist sound installations, some of which you may already be familiar with, has recently introduced me to his latest work. As a collaboration with architect Hannes Zweifel, Zimoun installed 81 boxes between two levels of a room at the Mannheimer Kunstverein gallery in Germany. The boxes hang between floor […]
  • Zimoun & 198 DC-Motors
    Having previously been featured on Minimalissimo, thrilling us with his exceptional sound installations, Swiss artist Zimoun has returned with three new terrific pieces. It is one in particular that I would like to share with you however – 198 prepared DC-motors, wire isolated, cardboard boxes. Curated by CAN Neuchatel, this installation not only offers a […]
  • Zimoun
    Swiss artist Zimoun uses sound in order to create magic. His work is very minimal, based on reductive methods, aesthetics and simplicity, Zimoun creates artificial simple systems, which generate very complex and somehow living structures in sound and motion. He has received the 2010 Prix Ars Electronica: The clean, elegant sound sculptures combine visual, sonic, […]
  • Toluene Tank Sound Sculpture
    Last month we featured the talented Bern-based Studio Zimoun and their wonderful sound sculptures. The studio’s latest offering is no exception. Introducing thier first permanent installation, Zimoun closely collaborated with architect Hannes Zweifel, producing a large, towering mechanical sound sculpture inside a beautiful abandoned toluene tank from 1951, located in Dottikon, Switzerland. The installation presents […]
  • Sculpting Sound
    The Swiss artist Zimoun is currently exhibiting his latest installation at the Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida (USA), which runs until January 08 2012. Zimoun, previously featured on Minimalissimo, builds architecturally-minded platforms of sound using simple and functional components, which result in unique and quite beautiful soundscapes. The Sculpting Sound installation, curated by […]