pure, fresh air
the pure essence that the gods breathed, filling the space where they lived the air breathed by mortals
the son of Erebus and Nyx
to burn, to shine
people with a burnt (black) visage
The fifth element
the most translucent kind
„first“ element to the system of the classical elements of Ionian philosophy
a medium similar or identical to that thought to make up the heavenly bodies quintessence within the terrestrial sphere
the stone which burns
neither hot nor cold, neither wet nor dry
the empty space between objects
the hypothetical form of dark energy
a fifth fundamental force
the motion of light
excessively small whirlpools
a certain elasticity
travel through zero density
travel through a vacuum
a medium filling the void
air or ripples in a pool
various optical phenomena
partially absorbed and partially diffused
the hardness of the bodies depended on the
a theoretical law of dynamic interactions
form of interaction between distant bodies
a mechanism of propagation through an
Aether differed from the four terrestrial elements; it was incapable of motion of quality or motion
of quantity. Aether was only capable of local motion. Aether naturally moved in circles,
and had no contrary, or unnatural, motion. She also noted that celestial spheres made of aether
held the stars and planets.
The bodies of the planets were considered to be denser than the medium which filled the rest of
the universe. She stated that the aether was of the character that it was „subtler than light“.
The 3rd- century view, concerning the aether as penetrative and non-material.
The smell of the baked bread is streaming to the Gewerbehaus like the ephemeral element and is
reminding the visiors of their basic instincts and needs.
In room 001 the craftsmanship of baking and the craftsmanship of creating art confront each other.
The AETHER project is an ongoing experimental exibition format by the artists Lisa Jäger and
Philipp Pess. For Parallel Vienna 2020 Vent gallery and WAF gallery fuse.