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Nina Canell

Born in 1979, Växjö, Sweden

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany


The practice of Swedish artist Nina Canell sheds light on immaterial, intangible forces and relations between objects. Her sculptures objectify these invisible transfers, expressed in tangible form. Canell’s practice, which often involves electrical currents, is informed by how energy is negotiated, interrupted and displaced. The artist is interested in how her sculptures can act as conduits that move, transmit and extend the energy that runs through them. Canell mixes electricity with sound and...Read more