Olafur Eliasson: Reality Machines
Published by Koenig Books.
Edited by Matilda Olof-Ors. Foreword by Daniel Birnbaum, Ann-Sofi Noring, Kerstin Brunnberg. Introduction by Matilda Olof-Ors. Text by Daniel Birnbaum, Olafur Eliasson, Timothy Morton.
Olafur Eliasson (born 1967) engages the public sphere through sculpture, photography, film, installation and site-specific pieces that explore perception, movement and embodied experience. This superbly produced overview of his three-decade-long practice offers a full account of his numerous projects, from early pieces such as Beauty (1993), in which a spotlight shines on the mist produced by thousands of droplets, to the ambitious works produced from his Berlin studio, where he collaborates with architects, art historians, technicians, engineers, designers and cooks. With essays by Eliasson, Daniel Birnbaum and Timothy Morton, and spectacular production including mylar paper changes, Olafur Eliasson: Reality Machines is the new definitive account of this artist’s prolific oeuvre.