Amitai Romm

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Amitai Romm, Keeper.
Amitai Romm, Keeper, 2019. (detail)
Hibernation by Amitai Romm, Installation views at Tranen, Gentofte Main Library, Hellerup, DK, 2017.

In addition the presentation includes new work in Romm’s Influencer Sarcophagus series. These works consist of food grade styrofoam boxes which contain sealed micro-environments, made of various fragments from the artist's practice, as well as edible spices, synthetically isolated scents and earplugs. Activated by terrarium heating lamps or computer hardware fans, the works disperse molecules to influence their surroundings in more or less subtle ways.

Amitai Romm, Influence Sarcophagus 1, 2017.
Amitai Romm, Influence Sarchopagus 1, 2017. (detail)

Lastly, the booth will present new graphic work from research related to both Keeper and Influencer Sarcophagus, as well as works from the series Analyst.

Analyst: A semi-fictional character, in search of a perfect skin.

Immersed in a civilizing ritual to keep the world in check, seeking to eliminate inconsistencies and construct a ground from which to begin and end.

Of course it slips, the surface becomes a field, the ground does its dizzying thing.

Amitai Romm, Untitled, 2023.

Amitai Romm

b. 1985, Jerusalem

lives and works in Copenhagen, DK

Amitai Romm (b.1985, Jerusalem, based in Copenhagen, Denmark) studied at the Jutland Art Academy, Akademie der Bildenden Künste Vienna and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Recent solo exhibitions include: Graft, Veda, Florence (2023); Hum, Spike Island, Bristol (2022); Macula Lutea, Veda, Florence (2019); Hibernation, Tranen, Gentofte (2017); and How shall the sea be referred to, Bianca D’Alessandro, Copenhagen (2016). His work has been included in group exhibitions at Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2019); Vermillion Sands, Copenhagen (both 2019); the Dorothea Von Stetten Award, Kunstmuseum Bonn ( ...

Amitai Romm works with the relationship between technological systems and biological environments and with how their increased entanglement can inform alternative perceptions of the world and our place in it. Romm explores how nature is mediated by technology, speculating on the hybrid relationships that can form between plant life, sensors, data collection processes and our own human bodies. He has done this through an extended sculptural practice that often results in a number of collaborations with other disciplines than the artistic. Another characteristic of Romm's practice is an abili ...