The form is not limited to the stone or space within the aperture; it includes the square of light on the ground and its significance to important dates of seasonal transition. If the Stone acts as a projector, and the shape of the light in the Stone’s shadow is the image, then the artist’s role here is that of interpreter between the elements and humanity, The Sunshaft Stone is a universal symbol; all people have a basic temporal and spatial relationship to the sun - where and when they exist.
The Helsinki Sunshaft Stone features three light shafts cut into the same stone. These subtracted volumes diverge from a single origin, detailing the striking difference in solar position at different times of year. The interior space described by these passages was architectural in nature; a transient space occupied by light. The desire to explore the nuances of sculpting the entire form within resulted in the Interiors series (2009).
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