NOWs: In the Studio with Sophia Pompéry

06 April 2017 / Nows

Foto: Florian Langhammer

Collectors Agenda features:

Interview with Sophia Pompéry

»To Play a Trick on the Everyday«

Sophia Pompéry is an observer. In quiet concentration she draws poetic truths from the seemingly mundane. Her conceptual art works utilize everyday things and their underlying physics, inviting us to examine and get to know these presumed already known articles anew. In greeting us at her Berlin studio Sophia ignited a candle, suspended from the ceiling, with a wick at each end, which is known from her video Lighting Up, Burning Down. Burning from each end towards the center, the double-candle sets the duration of our conversation, similarly to an hourglass. Read MORE