— interactive installation, 2014
The Dandelion blowball is an interactive installation that takes the viewer on a journey through time, back to his childhood. Back to the time when we were running through meadows, blowing every blowball that we came across. The installation works intuitively, all the visitor has to do is blow the dandelion clock. The only difference is that the seeds here are automatically placed back to their original position, as this is a digital representation of the blowball, which is restored to its original shape.
Jure Fingušt (b. 1989) is an academic sculptor who obtained his degree in 2012 from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana, and continues his studies at the Universität für Künstlerische und Industrielle Gestaltung Linz. In September 2015 he exhibited his interactive installation Take your time at the Ars Electronica Post – Post festival in Linz, Austria. Since 2010 his works have been presented on several group exhibitions in Slovenia and abroad. After 2009, his works have often taken the form of public installations. Fingušt also contributes to international sculpture symposiums, such as: the students’ Forma Viva of ALUO (Academy of Fine Arts and Design Ljubljana), 2009, at the Lipica stone quarry; Skultura, 2001; Sant’ Andrea, Italy, 2009 and 2011; and Forma V, 2009, Sinja Gorica – Vrhnika, Slovenia.