Kinetischer Ring RK DG-10
Reise ins Licht
Voyage into colour
kinetic ring, 2010
stainless steel, acrylic, colour filter foil
This kinetic ring belongs to a series of Goethe related pieces made for an annual exhibition of a Düsseldorf based jeweller
group called düsselGOLD - founded in 2007.
Every year the Goethe Museum Düsseldorf is hosting this exhibition of contemporary jewellery from around 20 makers.
The group shows work from their collections and at least one piece especially made for this event relating to the - annually
changing - Goethe theme.
In 2011 the theme was "Reise ins Licht" (voyage into light) - inspired by the 200th anniversary of Goethe's Theory of
This kinetic ring piece, made from stainless steel, acylic and colour filter foils is my interpretation of goethes colour wheel
watercolour drawing - which illustrates his theory. In my version there are three layers with the basic colours
cyan, magenta and yellow, showing the 6 colours of goethes wheel when the ring is not in motion - but when its worn, the
wheels starting to move - changing colours all the time...
Other pieces out of this series:
2012 Freigeist und Ordnung - Goethe meets Napoleon
2011 In tausend Formen - In a thousand different forms
2010 Reise ins Licht - Voyage into colour
2009 Schillernde Freundschaft - Goethe & Schiller
2008 Gretchens Zimmer - treasure hunt in Goethes 'Faust'
düsselGOLD 2010 - Reise ins Licht 26 - 28. 02.2010
Goethe Museum Düsseldorf
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