Lending a Hand, Imitation, Night Shortly, Construction


Terrariums, 2017. Collaboration by MOTOR (Margrét Agnes Iversen, Malte Klagenberg, Laurits Nymand Svendsen). Installation view from left to right: Lending a Hand, Imitation, Night Shortly, Construction.


Construction. Terrarium with red wood ants, forest floor, plastic pine cones and leaves, plastic print of a walk in the forest.

Construction. Detail: Red wood ants are using plastic pine cones and leaves as building materials.

Imitation. Terrarium with stick insects (Achrioptera fallax), wooden stick, polyester sticks, figures of stick insects in plastic clay, plastic print of sunset.

Imitation. Detail: Different kinds of stick imitations.

Night Shortly. Terrarium with giant cockroaches, sand, acrylic casts of Romanesco broccoli, plastic print of the moon.

Lending a Hand. Terrarium with fly larvae and pupae, forest floor, cast of human hand in dog food and gelatine, plastic print of pigeon in ruins.

Lending a Hand. Detail: Fly pupae scattered around cast of hand.

Construction. Detail: Red wood ants crawling on background image of a walk in the forest. Photo by Mariana Gil, Kulturmagasinet Fine Spind.

Imitation. Detail: Male Achrioptera fallax with its adult pattern. Photo by Pamela Grombacher, Rethinking Matter.

Night Shortly. Detail: Giant cockroaches crawling on casts. Photo by Pamela Grombacher, Rethinking Matter.

Night Shortly. Detail: Giant cockroaches crawling on casts. Photo by Pamela Grombacher, Rethinking Matter.

Lending a Hand. Hatched flies consuming cast of hand in dog food and gelatine. Photo by Sasha Rose Richter, Rethinking Matter.