About the Book
The vast expanse of the cosmos, with its seemingly endless reaches of space, holds within it a captivating tapestry of forces, energy, and constant change. From the ethereal dance of galaxies to the intricate interplay of particles, the cosmos stands as a testament to the grandeur and complexity of the universe we inhabit.
Space, an all-encompassing canvas, serves as the stage upon which celestial bodies and phenomena unfold. It is a boundless realm that stretches beyond our comprehension, inviting exploration and offering a glimpse into the mysteries of the cosmos. Within this expanse, forces of nature weave intricate patterns, shaping the fabric of existence itself.
Forces, both seen and unseen, act as the underlying threads that bind the cosmos together. They are the agents of motion, guiding the paths of celestial bodies and orchestrating cosmic ballets. Gravity, the unyielding force that governs the motion of planets and stars, weaves an invisible tapestry, creating harmonious interconnections across the cosmos. Electromagnetic forces give rise to the dance of light, illuminating the vast expanses of space and revealing the wonders within.
Energy, the lifeblood of the universe, permeates every corner of the cosmos. It manifests in various forms, from the blazing fury of stars to the subtle whispers of subatomic particles. Energy surges through the cosmos, fueling celestial bodies and driving transformations. It is an ever-present force, forever entwined with the fabric of existence.
Constant change defines the essence of the cosmos. It is a dynamic realm, where celestial bodies are born, evolve, and meet their inevitable end. Stars, the radiant beacons of light, undergo transformations that shape the course of galaxies. They are born from colossal clouds of gas and dust, ignite with a fiery passion, and eventually succumb to the relentless forces within. In their demise, they often give birth to
Christian Lichtenberg lives and works in Indonesia and Switzerland. His explorations are oscillating between chaos and emptiness, between the narrative and the abstract. He is using photography, video, sound and painting as medias. On his way, he got some international awards like Grosser Preis Biennale für Fotografie, São Paolo, Brasilien had exhibitions and is represented in collections of museums like Fondation Beyeler and Kunstmuseum Biel, public institutions like Universitätsspital Basel-Stadt and private collections like Kunstsammlung Hoffmann La Roche and Kunst(Zeug)Haus Rapperswil-Jona. There are also quite a number of publications, books like Mirei Shigemori — Rebel in the Garden (Birkhäuser) and catalogues about his work.