Focus / Thomas Baumann

In his treatise Principles of movement and equilibrium as an introduction to mechanics and physics, Jean Trabaud defines the equilibrium as « the state of many forces and powers which act ones against the others in such a way that everything remains at rest »1, and thereby suggests that the movement underlies the equilibrium.
As a constituent of Thomas Baumann’s work, the movement is its material as much as its instrument. In the industrious conversation between aesthetics and engineering, the mechanism predates the form. « With the help of an opulent array of instruments on a register, alongside the classical traditional ones of free style computer technology, all the way up to physics, Thomas Baumann reveals a decisive logistic for his artistic freight.2»  The equilibrium is illustrated by the symbiotic relation between Read more…