Imagine a large technical construction suspended above your head. Although it is a kinetic structure composed of lightweight articu lating tubes hanging from thin wires, it seems at times almost animal-like or even human. Polygon is a geometric landscape that moves organically and adjusts its shape and balance unpredictably. Visitors can observe the slowly contracting and expanding structure in the busy shopping mall Hoog Catharijne.
Lawrence Malstaf’s installations are situated between art and new technology, between the visual and the theatrical. In a complex play with unstable order, chance and change his machines display emotion, doubt and other human qualities.