Peter Flemming


Instrumentation, 2012-2016, series of site-variable sound and kinetic installations, Photo credit: Conception Photo

My principal aim is to build systems I do not fully understand, with the intention of attempting to understand them. Technological systems for interpreting and shaping desire texture daily life; a means to rationally orchestrate the world. Might not there be a need for systems which irrationally de-orchestrate?

Peter Flemming is a full-time artist, part-time professor and some-time curator in Montréal who exhibits and works internationally. Research interests include ad hoc architecture, intuitive physics, informal engineering, neuromimes, solar power, waste harvest, saunas. Flemming’s work considers natural and technological ecologies, in site-specific projects that are resolved intuitively and experimentally.