installation, 2016
mirror foil, mirror, velvet fabric, soap dish (end of 19th-century style), birdcage, fabric, gypsum, sound.

Syrinx it is an artwork conceived as a reflection on the word idyll, a topic that I received as a first subject while entering the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Munich in 2012. Using a different meaning of the word Syrinx I created an object that could represent and connect those two concepts while using each other as a complex assemblage of thoughts. Idyll (Greek eidyllion) - Poetic genre, an image of a peaceful rural life against the backdrop of beautiful nature (idyll of Theocritus, Virgil I. Fossa, JW Goethe). In Greek culture, the symbol of the idyllic and tranquil life was a flute also known as Syrinx.

- Type of panpipes, coming from the ancient Greek myth of the nymph Syrinx and the god Pan.
- is the name for the vocal organ of birds.
- is a piece of music for solo flute which Claude Debussy wrote in 1913
- a rare, fluid-filled neuroglial cavity within the spinal cord, in the brain stem, or in the nerves of the elbow, usually at a young age.

the work exhibited:
group show ICH BIN AUCH NICHT FREI VON MEINER FREIHEIT, AdBK, Muncih, Germany, 2016.

photo credits: Benedikt Sommer

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