Nils Volker

Nils Volker is a media artist living and working in Berlin. He uses many plastic bags, and they expand and deflate as if the human's lungs. The bags move automatically with the motion of the people around the work. When I saw the video of his works, I felt it was like the surface of the sea or grass, and the visitors can be the wind in front of the work. I wonder how it works, and I found he must be a clever person and good at engineering. 

In 2010 he realised an installation made from ordinary garbage bags, inflated and deflated in controlled rhythms. This work, called One Hundred and Eight, has been exhibited several times and has been widely published online, in books and magazines. 

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