Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021

(in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

Site-specific installation, Celsiusgatan 45, Malmö, Sweden

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Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Installation view: Celsiusgatan 45, Malmö, Sweden

Photo: Niklas Lagström

 

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Installation view: Celsiusgatan 45, Malmö, Sweden

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Installation view: 1986 Volvo 240 DL; plaster replicas

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Installation view (left to right): Faux rock (ink and acrylic paint on cement and plaster-covered cardboard and chicken wire armature); 1986 Volvo 240 DL (car interior: mirror shards and clear resin within plastic bag); plaster replicas

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail, car interior (left to right): Fast food packaging; 57-page screenplay;

plastic folders; broken headphones; USB cable

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021

 

Detail, car interior (night view): Aquarium (with gravel from a parking lot,

green LED lights, and decorative castle ruin); cardboard box

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail, car interior: Aquarium (with gravel from a parking lot, green LED lights [off], and decorative castle ruin); cardboard box

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail, car interior: Mirror shards and clear resin within plastic bag

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail: Plaster replica (jerrycan) 

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021

 

Detail, car interior (night view): Aquarium (with gravel from a parking lot, green LED lights, and decorative castle ruin); cardboard box

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail (left to right): Plaster replica (soda can); faux rock (ink and acrylic paint on cement and plaster-covered cardboard and chicken wire armature)

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail: Plaster replica (milk carton) 

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail: Chroma key-painted weeds

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail: Plaster replica (plank of wood) 

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail: Plaster replica (paper bag) 

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Installation view (left to right): Chroma key-painted weeds; plaster replicas (planks of wood, milk carton, coffee lids, energy drink can, lighters, AA batteries); inkjet print on recycled paper

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

Installation view (left to right): Chroma key-painted weeds;

plaster replicas (planks of wood)

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

Detail (left to right): Plaster replica (beer bottle); chroma key-painted weeds

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Installation view (left to right): Plaster replicas; faux rocks (ink and acrylic paint on cement and plaster-covered cardboard and chicken wire armature); inkjet print on recycled paper; trash pile

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail (left to right): Chroma key-painted weeds; plaster replicas; faux rocks (soda cans, energy drink cans, beer cans, takeaway coffee lids, skeletal remains from a dog, permanent markers)

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail: Plaster replica (gardening glove)

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail (left to right): Chroma key-painted weeds; plaster replicas; inkjet print on recycled paper; trash pile

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail: Plaster replicas (energy drink can, beer cans)

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail: Inkjet print on recycled paper

594 x 840 mm (A3x4)

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail: Inkjet print on recycled paper

297 x 420 mm (A3)

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail: Inkjet prints on recycled paper, 297 x 420 mm (A3); faux rocks (ink and acrylic paint on cement and plaster-covered cardboard and chicken wire armature)

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail: Inkjet print on recycled paper

297 x 420 mm (A3)

Photo: Niklas Lagström

Idle Vacancy (Archaeopteryx), 2021  (in collaboration with Rasmus R Streith)

 

Detail: Inkjet print on recycled paper

297 x 420 mm (A3)

Photo: Niklas Lagström

 

List of materials:

 

1986 Volvo 240 DL

(interior: mirror shards and clear resin within plastic bag, 57-page screenplay, fast food packaging, plaster replica of a gothic novel, aquarium [with gravel from a parking lot, green LED lights, and decorative castle ruin], melatonin tablets, cardboard box, empty pack of cigarettes [Marlboro Gold, smoker's lung warning label motif], nicotine gum, broken light bulb within light bulb packaging, paper folders, broken headphones, coins [USD, EURO, SEK, DKK], rubber bands, napkins);

 

plaster replicas

(cigarette butts, milk carton, skeletal remains from a dog, rotisserie chicken thigh, boards, jerrycan, beer bottles, kombucha bottles, beer cans, beer bottles, soda cans, energy drink cans, juice boxes, screw hooks, permanent markers, AA batteries, AAA batteries, flashlight, drinking straws, paper bag, chew toys, gardening glove, pack of cigarettes);

 

faux rocks and boulders

(ink and acrylic paint on cement and plaster-covered cardboard and chicken wire armature);

chroma key-painted weeds

(black-bindweed [Fallopia convolvulus], broadleaf plantain [Plantago major], chickweed [Stellaria media], corn marigold [Glebionis segetum], field forget-me-not [Myosotis arvensis L], field milk thistle [Sonchus arvensis], field thistle [Cirsium arvense], fireweed [Chamerion angustifolium], giant hogweed [Heracleum mantegazzianum], goosefoot [Chenopodium L], ground elder [Aegopodium podagraria], groundsel [Senecio vulgaris], shaggy soldier [Galinsoga quadriradiata], slender meadow foxtail [Alopecurus myosuroides], sticky ragwort [Senecio viscosus], stinging nettle [Urtica dioica], treacle-mustard [Erysimum cheiranthoides], wall lettuce [Lactuca muralis], yarrow (Achillea millefolium L]);

trash pile

(cardboard, glass jars, paper and plastic packaging, shopping cart, wooden pallet, car bumper, plywood, tarp, trashbags, car tire, silicone face masks);

inkjet prints on recycled paper

(297 x 420 mm [A3]);

chroma key-painted gag ball;

graffiti, empty sheds, cut and/or broken fences, flagpole, alive and dead trees (small-leaved linden [Tilia cordata], moor birch [Betula pubescens]), alive and dead insects (houseflies [Musca domestica], rough woodlouse [Porcellio scaber], common woodlouse [Oniscus asellus], potato bug [Armadillidium vulgare], earthworm [Lumbricus terrestris]), freight train, rust, debris, downfall, dust, feathers from common wood pigeons (Columba palumbus), weeds: (black-bindweed [Fallopia convolvulus], broadleaf plantain [Plantago major], chickweed [Stellaria media], corn marigold [Glebionis segetum], field forget-me-not [Myosotis arvensis L], field milk thistle [Sonchus arvensis], field thistle [Cirsium arvense], fireweed [Chamerion angustifolium], giant hogweed [Heracleum mantegazzianum], goosefoot [Chenopodium L], ground elder [Aegopodium podagraria], groundsel [Senecio vulgaris], shaggy soldier [Galinsoga quadriradiata], slender meadow foxtail [Alopecurus myosuroides], sticky ragwort [Senecio viscosus], stinging nettle [Urtica dioica], treacle-mustard [Erysimum cheiranthoides], wall lettuce [Lactuca muralis],

and yarrow (Achillea millefolium L]);

other parts

(miscellaneous circumstances, conditions, objects and subjects)