"EIGHT ON THE WAY"
Åsane high school and culture house in Bergen, 2020
In the work "Eight on the way", I wanted
to maintain the continuity that lies in the nature of
the corridor, at the same time add some variety by means
of simple, approximately body-sized shapes along the
View is an important key word in a visual
sense, but also in a figurative sense with a view to
developing opportunities, future prospects.
The work consists of 8 forms of geometric
nature, in the same design language, but with variation
in shape, size, color, spacing and placement in relation
to ceilings and floors and directions.
The intense, warm colors of the forms are
meant to act as a counterweight to the bluish Nordic
light that dominates the outdoors for large parts of the
The way the shapes are in relation to
each other is essential to the idea of the imaginary
space that arises between them. These go in an
intersecting direction in relation to the main direction
in the corridor.
The work can be experienced both while
staying in the corridor or when walking through it.
Fragments of the figures are also visible
from the classrooms through the windows facing the
For someone who takes a closer look at
the work, an ambiguous space illusion opens up, open to
reading in different ways.
There are two colors left on each of the
8 shapes with a vertical division.
They are made of 3 mm aluminum plates
with a 2 cm edge board against the wall.
Each shape is illuminated from behind
with hidden LED light.