Austria artist and designer Manfred Kielnhofer has produced a new series of sculptures, named Light Guards, that incorporate polyester figures with energy saving light sources. The result is pretty amazing.
Kielnhofer was born in Haslach an der Mühl, Austria. He is self-taught and works with many different mediums. He works in painting, film, photography, installation, performance and sculpture. His work is usually concerns the human figure, and its different forms and movements. The figure is an important part of his work the human form is used as a tool, either on a canvas or in a sculpture.
“The focus of my art is the peculiarities of the human nature. As an artist, the natural form and movement of the human body poses me a great deal of challenge. The different perspectives and points of view is what I aim to capture and display in my work and foresee it my personal touch.”