Helios Negative


This exhibition project compares the artistic position of the photographer and graphic artist Jakob Mattner with the scientific methods used for capturing images in a solar observatory. In the spectrograph room in the Einstein Tower, a magnetograph can graphically depict the moving magnetic fields in the sunspots.

Applicant: Werkbundakademie Darmstadt e.V./ Projektbüro Berlin
Project partners: Solar Observatory Einstein Tower Potsdam/ Astrophysical Institute, Brandenburg
Venue: Telegraphenberg Potsdam - Great Refractor
Project schedule: April - May 2005