Pathetic Kinetic (genetic poetic prophetic acetic phonetic apathetic hermetic bathetic magnetic aesthetic energetic cosmetic prosthetic empathetic frenetic antithetic sympathetic arithmetic synthetic peripatetic antipathetic exegetic nonathletic unapologetic)



Approx. 3500mm at highest point. Steel, jesmonite, plastic, rubber, copper, clamps, electrical tape, brick fragments, wood, paint, wire, florist tape

Pathetic Kinetic was a temporary, site-specific installation made for the garden at Lust and the Apple.

The work presents an awkward, yet elaborate and impenetrable, system which refers to the difficulty faced when attempting to unravel and challenge misconceptions embedded in common typecasts.

Elke Finkenauer is a visual artist of New Zealand and German descent, living and working in Glasgow and Auckland

© 2020 by Elke Finkenauer