In an audio interview with Liliane Lijn, which took place in her north London studio in 2013, the leading international artist gives us an insight into her unique career. Lijn hung out with Surrealists and Beat poets in Paris in the 1960s where she applied Letraset to cylinders and cones and attached them to revolving turntables to create kinetic texts called Poem Machines. From these early beginnings Lijn has gone on to pursue the exploration of light and energy with scientific dedication. In the 1980s she worked on a number of gigantic, plumed and beaded kinetic sculptures that referenced the feminine.
Welcome to the UK Government Art Collection podcast series
Welcome to the UK Government Art Collection podcast series. The Collection contains works of art by mainly British artists which are displayed in Government buildings and embassies around the world. The podcasts feature some of these artists in conversation, as well as ambassadors, ministers and architects who we have worked with.
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