Sketches For A Mechanical Sunrise is the first major presentation of EspenDietrichson's work and reveals a production with an unique sense for perfection and dramatic presence. With a number of significant solo exhibitions and major projects to his credit, EspenDietrichson has in an impressively short time invented a simple, yet complex language of his own. Sketches For A Mechanical Sunrise is also the title of Dietrichson's series of calculative drawings which both seem to be both inspired the necessity of a maverick logic and its self-destructive character. This methodological sobriety and humour also applies to his monumental sculptures and an engineer-like fascination with the instrumental (with an equal disinterest in their social appliance). Interview with Espen Dietrichson by Power Ekroth and essays by Helga-Marie Nordby and EivindSlettemeås. The publication is the first in a series of monographies on contemporary artists to be published by Torpedo Press.