International Light Art Project

Friedrich Boell

Dead Pixel
Photo: Eberhard Weible

FlexZone / Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM), Pipinstr. 16, 50676 Cologne


Dead Pixel


The installation is based on the discovery of a box full of broken mobile phones displays. The backlights of the screens are brought back to life using self-made electronics and become individual light components of a larger new display.


Friedrich Boell
born 1982 in Wesel [de]
lives and works in Cologne [de]

2015- Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM), Cologne
2005-2015 Education and professional practice as IT Technician

exhibitions (selected)

2018 Deutschlandradio, Erzählen in den Medien, Cologne
Filmwinter Stuttgart-Kunstbezirk, Stuttgart [de]

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