SIMON HUSSLEIN


LIVING HOUSE | light installation | Shanghai | 2008


LIVING HOUSE installed at 550 Wuding Road, Shanghai. 2008.


A set of twelve windows on a building facade is presenting projections of living fish on rice papers. Each window appears to contain two fish swimming synchronized. It is only after longer observing that one realizes that shadows of the same fish are projected twice from different sides.

After the building had been empty for some time, the installation is presenting new life inside to the people in neighbourhood of Wuding Road, Shanghai.


Materials: Rice Paper, Glass, Wood, Electronic Equipment.

Size of each projection unit: 1.6m x 1m x 0.8m.