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All the Wrong Lessons, Phantom, Prothesis, Traveller, Study for a Head, Monument, Untitled (Necklace), Parallels (Milk), Less Work for Mother, Doors (from Memory), Empire, Where I Lived, and What I Lived For, How to Disappear Completely, Cabin, Untitled (Fountain), Untitled (Pendulum), Wire Mother, Father Sings, Intra, 12 Hz, 37°C, Ghost, Garda



Wire Mother

2013
Stahl, elektrischer Strom, Motoren / steel, electrical current, motors
300 x 150 x 150 cm

Vier unter Hochspannung stehende Vorhänge aus Stahlketten werden in regelmäßigen Abständen in ruckartige Schwingungen versetzt. Bei jeder Berührung der stromführenden Kettenglieder erzeugt die Entladung einen knisternden Funken.
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Four high-voltage curtains made from steel chains are set in sudden motion at regular intervals. Every time the live chain links come into contact with each other, the discharge creates a crackling spark.



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