Lichtpapier - paper borne by optical fibers
The shapes of Anke Neumanns LIGHT SCULPTURES are influenced by the thickness of the paper. The momentum of the paper surface and its flexibility influence the shaping. Parallel lines seem to carry the paper, as internal skeleton they follow the direction of the paper.
a bridge between tradition and modernity
The basic material for LIGHT PAPER is artisan made, drawn from both European and Asian traditions.
Optical fibers are already integrated in the papermaking process, they are enclosed by paper fibers, and thus held in the finished surface. Unique textures arise in a controlled confrontation between the very contrasting materials in various production and drying phases, even dependent on the weather. The paper can be installed moisture repellent and flame retardant according DIN 4102. The optical fiber technology has been developed in cooperation with Jenoptik.
Paper and Interior Design
The value of paper lies in Western culture in its practical use, as opposed to Japanese tradition where the paper is seen as more noble and poetic. The artists challenge is in making the paper appear more fashionable, and to generate enthusiasm for the material. Delicate, transient, imperfect in appearance, paper becomes a place next to concrete, wood, glass or steel. The light enhances this effect, without dominating ...
tailored to customers
Paper Light sculptures can be tailored to the needs of customers or the interior project. Send your project details.
... created by Anke Neumann in Chemnitz - Germany
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