Magnhild Øen Nordahl


Spray painted 10mm aluminum sheets

567x150x127 cm

SEKSAGESIMAL was made in the occasion of the exhibition NN-A, NN-A,NN-A at the Astrup Museum in 2015 .

It is based on the sexagesimal numeral system which is used to measure time, angles and geographical coordinates. Originating in a counting of the fingers and knuckles, the numeral system has 60 as its base and a total of 12 factor numbers. The factor numbers were used in the piece to decide the dimensions and angles of the painted aluminum boards leaning against the wall, angles which would appear different depending on the viewers relative position to them.