Bjorn Dahlem | the artist




The artist Bjorn Dahlem
Born 1974, Munich, Germany.
Lives and works in Berlin.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art,


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Berlin-based artist Björn Dahlem creates imaginary models of the cosmos and illustrates abstract principles of astrophysics using discarded materials such as untreated lumber, industrial neon light tubes, dustbusters, or carpet remnants. At turns earnest and wryly humorous, these constructions subvert the viewer’s expectations of precise scientific models and question the mythological and narrative qualities of scientific theories as they develop within popular culture…
Björn Dahlem’s installations and sculptures represent physical phenomena and scientific models. Black holes, high velocity stars, wormholes, homunculi, quarks and rays are constructed from pedestrian materials such as wood, neon, found lamps and carpet remnants thus foiling the viewer’s expectations of scientific illustration…


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