"FE (Sad Light Therapy Room)" (2001)

"FE (Sad Light Therapy Room)," 2001
Site-specific installation with painted steel, vinyl, fluorescent lamps, speakers and CD audio track, dimensions variable. Installation view: Pori Art Museum, Finland.
Courtesy the artist and Max Protetch, New York.

"Sometimes I think that people mistake my interest in science, thinking that I’m delving into science for its technology and its research. Really, I’m going through a kind of back door. I’m interested in science as part of culture, as a cultural manifestation. I think of art as not necessarily being made in the studio, but through many conversations, interruptions, and different types of inputs so that one can’t discern if one made the work oneself or if so much has penetrated the process that the work- its authorship- is exploded and unlocatable. I also think that is part of science." - Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle ...

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"Sometimes I think that people mistake my interest in science, thinking that I’m delving into science for its technology and its research. Really, I’m going through a kind of back door. I’m interested in science as part of culture, as a cultural manifestation. I think of art as not necessarily being made in the studio, but through many conversations, interruptions, and different types of inputs so that one can’t discern if one made the work oneself or if so much has penetrated the process that the work- its authorship- is exploded and unlocatable. I also think that is part of science."

- Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle

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