Installation Project 98 · Installáció Projekt 98








(1) How long have you been making installations?

Since 1994.

(2) Why did you choose to make installations and not anything else?

Because this is the best way I've found to present my research artwork "TERRA BRASILS".

(3) What do you think of your own works?

My work is a rescue of ancient forms of Brazilian Indigene Iconography.

(4) What do you think the difference is between your own work and other installations?

The main difference is that people are properly touched in their sensitive powers.

(5) What do you think of the relationship of traditional artwork and installation?

Traditional artworks can be used as a complement of an installation and vice versa.

(6) What is the size and material of an installation determined by?

The material and sizes will be determined by purpose of the installation.

(7) Could you mention the installation you consider to be the largest and the smallest one?

The largest one: fences across the USA, by Christo; the smallest one: the rising bone of Marchel Duchamp by Ronald Sperling.

(8) Is there any object or idea that cannot be installed?

There isn´t.

(9) How does environment affect the installation of the work?

The environment can be used as a changing part of an artwork for special effects even in an installation.

(10) Do you know any fact that restricts the possibilities of installation?

No.

(11) Do you like making installation for order or at request?

For order.

(12) What do you think of preserving an installation?

It depends on the installation. We have the media to preserve an installation.

(13) Can the value of an installation be estimated and how?

Yes, in accordance with the effects the installation makes and the feelings it brings.

(14) How does copyright apply to installations preserved only in documents?

Just like to literature, music and similars.

Ronald SPERLING (BR)

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