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Vienna Biennale 2015: Ideas for Change / Museum of Applied Arts (MAK)
24/7: the human condition
Spatial Intervention / Sculpture
MDF Plates from the Display Elements of the MAK Exhibition ‘Ways to Modernism: Josef Hoffmann, Adolf Loos, and Their Impact’, LED Lights, Hardware
575cm x 585cm x 278cm (18.75’ x 19.25’ x 9.15’)
Creating a setting where both visitors as well as portions of the white wall were lit according to product lighting standards, this sculpture was thought of as an assembly line for the production of views (of both oneself and the surrounding show). ____In reference to the assembly line production introduced by Henry Ford in which work follows a 24-hour schedule, the estimated light intensity from the former Ford Highland Park factory in Detroit was transposed into the corner of the gallery. Reacting to visitors and artworks alike, the work questioned how artifacts come in and out of the spotlight of an institution. They’re rolled out into the light, and then carried back into storage to be operated upon by history. For the installation, display materials were repurposed from other shows at the MAK. Afterward, it was broken down and put back into circulation in the museum where the material continues to display visiting objects.