The artist gave up installing a piece named GIVING UP IS NOT AN OPTION and the work is finished exactly by not being finished.



‘Giving Up Is Not An Option’, Zinc letters with black laquer paint, 2012



‘Burnout Syndrome’, Burned matches, canvas, 2012


Over 9000 matches stuck on a canvas to write the word ‘work’ over and over again. While the first matches are still completely intact the last ones are gradually more and more burned down leaving traces of smoke.


Source: Ole Ukena
Featured Image: Creative/Reactive’, LED lights, aluminum, 2011