Time Mapping Installation Reveals Human Movement

Helsinki-based artist Pia Mnnikk observes and recreates physical paths of the human form, depicting small intervals of movement within a space, in her Dj Vu series. Using tulle fabric and ink, the artist presents a series of ghostly silhouettes cutting through different rooms, as though each flowing panel is a moment frozen in time. Altogether, each site-specific installation exhibits the trail of one man moving from point A to point B.

Normally, physical footprints aren't left behind everywhere we walk, so it can be difficult to know the precise areas our bodies have inhabited, but Mnnikk's creations give us a better idea of the human body's movement and physical space capacity. They allow us to contemplate how often we retrace our steps without even realizing it.








Pia Mnnikk's blog
via [My Darkened Eyes]

Pinar

Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at NBC Universal, Penguin Books, and the Tribeca Film Festival as well as many other independent media companies. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies—anything from foreign art house films to mainstream blockbusters.
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