World illuminator, 2014, Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin
A film by SHIMURAbros

Each time that there is a metaphor, there is doubtless a sun somewhere; but each time there is sun, metaphor has begun. If the sun is metaphorical always, already, it is no longer completely natural. It is always, already, a luster, a chandelier, one might say an artificial construction, if one could still give credence to this signification when nature has disappeared. For if the sun is no longer completely natural, what in nature does remain natural?

Jacques Derrida, ‘White Mythology’

World illuminator on the rooftop of Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris
We don't want to conquer the cosmos, we simply want to extend the boundaries of Earth to the frontiers of the cosmos Stanisław Lem, Solaris

To track the sun is to track yourself. The sun tracker locates the centre of your orbital ellipse, giving your position right now and rendering visible your path. The reflexive potential lies in understanding that the sun does not rise or set; it is we who are the mirrors, who are circulating, tracking, spinning in our Keplerian ellipses. I want to encourage seeing yourself in a non-egoistic way. You and I are not the centre of the universe, but in fact spinning in altruistic space.

Olafur Eliasson

It was during the ’70s energy crisis and I remember hearing a siren, suddenly the whole city blacked out @kinfolkmag
Feature: Tracing the sun
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Prismatic rainbow space scanner.
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On view until Sunday 25 January
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From representation to presence: Roundtable discussion between Olafur Eliasson, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Laurence Bosse, Michel Bitbol, and Claire Denis at Fondation Louis Vuitton
Poetry recital by Cia Rinne
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Out now: Never known but is the knower; Michel Bitbol and Olafur Eliasson. Published on the occasion of the exhibition Contact at Fondation Louis Vuitton.
Now: Space minding at STEVENSON, Cape Town
On view until 28 February 2015
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Parabolic planet. #lava
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Feature: Embracing space