blue room

1998

Claudia Westermann, blue room, plaza

 

... perhaps one day, blue room will go traveling around the world, temporarily occupying urban space, and then leaving that space behind again, but with a remembrance of something blue, connected to all the other blue spaces the room will have left behind ...

 

Claudia Westermann, blue room, drawing

 

... for one day the blue room coexisted in suspended animation with the church behind it, taking possession of the plaza, much as the sound of a church bell creates a sphere of influence ...

 

blue room, installation by Claudia Westermann

 

... inside entirely blue, light entering only between the ceiling and the walls. Four speakers transmitted a sine wave sound, which by means of superimposition extinguished itself in regular sequences.

 
installation in public space, Karlsruhe, 1998
published on MUZARC CD-ROM on music and architecture, selektion, Frankfurt a.M. - 1999