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Author Archives: matthias

20 Oct 2021

Escape Exhibition

Escape Reloaded Exhibition
In support of The Children of The Forest Foundation

09 Jun 2021

escape exhibition

27.06.21 | The Sculpture Factory | Vernissage | Escape Exhibition

05 Jun 2020
29 Feb 2020
25 Nov 2019

Light . Shadows Exhibition

24th November to 31st December. Featured artists: GERARD SARROUY . FILIPA FARIA DE CARVALHO . NUNO ESTEVES . MATTHIAS CONTZEN . Location: The SCULPTURE.FACTORY | Atelier . Sculpture Park . GalleryTravessa de São José, 11, 2715 – 116 Pero Pinheiro . Sintra . Portugal.

31 May 2019

Planet 108 | Shapes in Silence

A highly spiritual manifestation of Contzen’s cymatic sculptures, Planet 108 equally incorporates the sacredness of the number 108, which in Buddhism and Hinduism is linked to the number of beads used in prayer and meditation. In science, it is recognized that the distance of the Earth from the Sun is about 108 times the suns’ diameter and that the distance between the Earth and the Moon is about 108 the moon’s diameter degeneration, as the viagra sans ordonnance frustrated the […]

28 Apr 2019
22 Nov 2018
Planet 108 detail

Planet 108

A long and self-imposed journey, Planet 108 constitutes a material translation of the alignment between the cosmos, its energy fields, and humanity. Interested in cymatic patterns for a decade, German artist Matthias Contzen’s (b. 1964, Aschaffenburg) practice focuses on translating visual representations of sound waves, which pass through his physical body, into solid matter. The result is a vast array of subtle variations: borne out of meditative states, each work translates a different energy wave, which he converts into a conceptual […]

03 Oct 2017

PLANET LOVE: The Voice of the Matter

How is stone articulated by contemporary artists? And which messages do works in stone convey amidst a fluid and volatile world? What are artists signifying, messages of stillness and hardness, or on contrary, fluid and soft ones? While stone projects us to centuries-old monuments, as a matter of fact, several contemporary artists including Chinese Ai Wei Wei, French Louise Bourgeois and British Marc Quin employ stone in works conveying specific events. Wei reports the surveillance he undergoes, Bourgeois conveys regeneration, […]

20 Sep 2016

Letter to the The Visual Arts Jury

Letter to the The Visual Arts Jury. Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship. I am sending you all I have. I am sending it to each single member of the Jury in this personalized form, because my mission is to reach the heart and soul of human Beings, behind their Masks. (Mask is one of the meanings of the Latin word “persona”) I am a quantic Jumper, working with and for the Light. I had my first spiritual Crisis 12 years ago […]