Zilvinas Kempinas | the artist




The artist Zilvinas Kempinas
Born 1969, Lithuania.
Lives and works in New York, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Video, Calder Prize,


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Zilvinas Kempinas
Zilvinas Kempinas was born in Lithuania in 1969 and has been living and working in New York since completing his MFA in 2002. The artist’s unique installations often use unspooled videotape and electric fans to conjure transfixing visual conundrums such as ‘Flying Tape’ (2004), which levitated a room-size loop of video tape on the air currents from a circle of fans; and ‘White Noise’ (2007), which recreated a monumental kinetic screen of ‘white noise’ on the gallery wall…

Atelier Calder
Zilvinas Kempinas s’intéresse à l’art cinétique, il expérimente les possibilités de mouvements dans l’œuvre d’art.
Dans ses installations, il utilise des ventilateurs industriels dont le souffle fait flotter une ou plusieurs boucles de bandes magnétiques qui ondulent dans l’espace, dessinant des formes aléatoires…

Zilvinas Kempinas
The installations of Zilvinas Kempinas often use unspooled videotape and electric fans to conjure transfixing visual conundrums such as Flying Tape (2004), which levitated a room-size loop of video tape on the air currents from a circle of fans, and White Noise (2007), which recreated a monumental kinetic screen of “white noise” on a wall…



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