No Names is a performance-installation that creates an intimate platform for communication between two people. The installation consists of a light bulb attached to a microphone stand, a chair, and headphones. Unknowingly, by encountering the installation, a visitor becomes connected with a stranger. Their conversation remains private. Coincidently, the scene becomes a performance to those surrounding and observing the conversing participant.
- Art form: Time-Based
- Medium: interactive installation
- Year created: 2016
About Niskanen & Salo
Niskanen & Salo is an artist duo based in Helsinki, Finland and New York City. Their installations often combine light, sound, video, and everyday objects to create platforms for many forms of human interaction, surprising encounters, and intense rendezvous between strangers.