Willful Suspension of Disbelief

German-based artist Cornelia Konrads creates surreal, site specific installations using materials naturally available at each location. Her ability to deconstruct, elevate, and pause tangible materials offers a sense of whimsy, simultaneously making space for the present moment.

Gravity Defying Land Art by Cornelia Konrads sculpture land art installation

Moment of Decision (2004) – snow suspended in animation.

‘remember next spring’ is a shower of seeds suspended in time, waiting for their place in the earth – (2003).

Geumgang International Nature Art Exhibition.  (Korea)

remember next spring (2003)

remember next spring (2003)

Gravity Defying Land Art by Cornelia Konrads sculpture land art installation

The Passage (2007)

A doorway into the forest – an entry into nature.

Gravity Defying Land Art by Cornelia Konrads sculpture land art installation

The Passage (2007)

Gravity Defying Land Art by Cornelia Konrads sculpture land art installation

The Passage (2007)

Gravity Defying Land Art by Cornelia Konrads sculpture land art installation

The Passage (2007)

Gravity Defying Land Art by Cornelia Konrads sculpture land art installation

the gate (2004)

Installation on the remains of two gate posts – France.

the gate

A closer view – the gate (2004)

intérieur en passant

Installation in an ancient greenhouse

intérieur en passant (2004)
Chemin d’Art, Jaujac (France)

intérieur en passant

intérieur en passant

Gravity Defying Land Art by Cornelia Konrads sculpture land art installation

“Pile of Wishes” (2004)

pile of wishes

pile of wishes (2004)

pile of wishes

pile of wishes (2004)

pile of wishes

pile of wishes (2004)

Gravity Defying Land Art by Cornelia Konrads sculpture land art installation

Le Mur (2006)

Gravity Defying Land Art by Cornelia Konrads sculpture land art installation

Le Mur (2006)

piled up

piled up (1999)
Wintergärten, Hannover (Germany)

piled up

piled up (1999)

piled up

piled up (1999)

Tree memorial.

Piled Forest.

Piled forest.

Full portfolio here.

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7 thoughts on “Willful Suspension of Disbelief

  1. beautiful !! love the way she deals with the materials and give them a beautiful and unique expression. An amasing way of art! excellente artistical work!

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