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Oskar Schlemmer, whilst working on his dance productions at the Bauhaus, considered Raumempfindung or ‘felt volume’ to be complex challenge; the opposition of visual plane and spatial depth. In order to further explore this opposition, the roof space of the De La Warr Pavilion was transformed into an experiential artwork. The interchanging relationship between the audience, space and geometric form was streamed live to the auditorium.

Photography by John Williams

Poster with a white line-vector design on a black background for the exhibition ‘Felt Volume’ at the de la warr Pavilion, 15-11-2014.A structural support beam in a roof space isolated from surrounding darkness by a white light.FELT VOLUME vinyl lettering on an art gallery wall.Empty theatre auditorium with a live stream of lighted beams from a roof space.Live stream of lighted support beams from a roof space onto a theatre cinema screen.A support beam and surrounding structures in a roof space revealed from darkness by a hidden light.Motion blurred spectators in a roof space experiencing an architectural light installation.Scan from a book showing a figure with 2 heads, 6 arms, 4 legs, stood on a plinth on a stage with web-like white strands desribing the space around the figure.

Goldberg, RoseLee. Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present. 2nd ed. USA: Thames & Hudson Inc, 2011. Print.