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IKARUS- The lamp as a symbolic victim
Electricity is something endless, ordinary, invisible and precious, which needs to be visualised.
The cone-shaped lamp IKARUS is made of 98% wax and an internally and externally located construction made from stainless steel and a steel cable which holds and stabilises the lamp.
A light is centrally situated inside the lamp and causes the wax to melt as a result of the warmth produced so that over the course of time the lampshade will liquefy from the inside to the outside and will reform itself on the surface below.
Prof. Jörg Hundertfund