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  • double room with shower/WC
  • room size 18 m
  • in the historical part of the building
  • entrance through sidewing
  • 2nd floor with lift, but a few steps
  • facing the courtyard, openable window
  • double bed 180 x 200 cm
  • desk
  • carpeted floor

Space for Reflection

Stefanie Welk (Heidelberg)
Space for Reflection

Space for Reflection Under this motto Stefanie Welk invites the hotel guest to enter into a playful experience of the extension and closeness of space.

A wire sculpture seems to pierce the wall; reflective dots create the impression of an emerging twinkling sky of stars. The installation generates reflections of light; internal and external space seems to flow into each another.

Surrounded by metallic sparkles and immersed in a calming blue tone, the occupant of the room can look forward to letting the mind and spirit wander and indulging in reflections on the self and the world.

Stefanie Welk has been working with the material of wire since 1992. She bends it with her hands, knots or welds it and thus forms transparent sculptures. Often she places her wire objects in an exciting contrast to other materials such as steel, wood and natural stone.

Her works represent people in their many-faceted relationships to the world. First tightly wrapped figures result, and later come mythological beings. In the next developmental phase these beings expand into something spherical. Wires form force fields around the figures and thus make it impossible to clearly differentiate between a body and the space surrounding it.

Stefanie Welk

2013 opening of the studio in Mannheim
2011 artistic exploration with the principles of permaculture for creating alternative living facilities. Several travels to Greece.
2005 “Thought-Order – Thought-Chaos”: Teaching assignment at the Junior-Akademie Adelsheim, Science Academy Baden-Württemberg
2002 „Space in the tense athmoshere of architecture, design and art“: Teaching assignment at the Akademie für Gestaltung Rhein-Neckar. During the interdisciplinary workshop with students an experimental installation was created.
2001 study of “Philosophy, Cosmology and Consciousness” at the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, USA
1999 work as a freelance artist
1992-1999 Study of Psychology at the University of Heidelberg
1972 born in Heidelberg

Stefanie Welk