‘Our interest in fugitive phenomena and effects on the environment makes fire an appealing medium. It shines, warms, reacts strongly to other elements, and retain power even when confronted with massive technology. To master fire is an old challenge to man’
(O. Piene, More Sky, exh. cat., Neue Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, and Verlag der Buchandlung Walther Konig, Cologne, 2014, p.78).