Electronics meets Art - Vernissage of the exhibition "Elektronik Kunst"
Implementing technical developments artistically: Susanne Freiler-Höllinger calls her works Elektronik KUNST. Her sculptures bear such concise names as "Androidin" and "Bitcoin Queen" and can be viewed at the vernissage for the exhibition opening at the Fraunhofer Institute for Optronics, Systems Technology and Image Analysis IOSB in Karlsruhe on February 27, 2020 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.
The special art movement Elektronik KUNST can be described as upcycling. The artist gives new meaning to disused electronic parts such as circuit boards or processors by integrating them - combined with painting techniques - into her works of art. In her exhibits, Ms. Freiler-Höllinger deals with the effects of digitalization on people and their environment.
"Electronic ART is my way of representing the Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and its entry into our lives."
Modern technical themes meet aesthetics - and the electronic components used convey both. The "wonderful coldness of electronics" is shown to advantage, for example, in head exhibits that have emerged from the topic of artificial intelligence.
The artist's affinity for technology is also reflected in her career: the trained technical draftswoman worked as a mechanical engineer for ten years before she opened a painting school in 2000. Her fascination for electronics began when she looked over her husband's shoulder while disassembling a computer and was fascinated by the inner workings - more precisely the colors and the variety of components. Then she combined her affinity for technology with her many years of artistic work. Today she is a full-time artist and since 2014 she has been touring Germany and abroad with exhibitions of electronic art (Paris/ virtual New York/ Switzerland).
All interested parties are cordially invited to the vernissage on February 27, 2020 at the Fraunhofer IOSB. Independent of this, the exhibition can be visited free of charge until May 28, 2020. Please register in advance by telephone, at +49 721 6091-333 (Marion Staub, event coordinator).
Further information is available on the artist's website: https://www.elektronik-kunst.de/