Opptatt/Vent/Komminn (nice touch) (2014)
Electronics, light filters and installation materials
(20cm x 12cm x 4cm)
In its striking simplicity this device provides you with information on the current availability. The display flickers as the button is pressed and stops at a semi-random statement when the button is released.
Øyvind Mellbye was born in 1985 in Oslo, where he lives and works. He was educated at Bergen Art Academy (2010) and works primarily with sculpture, sound and installation- His recent projects include Mal Alt! (Grind everything!), a solo exhibition at Hammerfest National Art Festival, 2013, Fjellseilas (Mountain Voyage), a permanent outdoor work at Andørja, Norway, and Slepebrøler, a public concrete ghettoblaster anyone may connect to and play their music out loud.