96 pages, 19 × 33 cm.
3D Glasses, 74 color illustrations
Publisher: Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg
The exhibitions of Tim Otto Roth – internationally renowned concept artist, composer and researcher into the phenomenon of shadows – are carefully crafted gesamtkunstwerke. In parallel to the opening of the new Christian Schad Museum in Aschaffenburg, the adjacent Jesuit Church Art Gallery will be transformed by him into a corresponding environment: an organic dot pattern renders the tiled floor a walkable ornament, breathtaking shadow projections circulate in the vaults of what used to be a baroque church with Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit playing, and the sounds of a water organ sculpture permeate the church room. The spatial effect of dancing shadows and spatial figurines rethinks the “Schadograph” in the new millennium. Roth has developed a radically new artistic approach: shadows escape – in Schad’s words – “the constraints