Andy Warhol, ‘Hammer and Sickle with Vibrator’ (1975)
Jimmie Durham, ‘The Piece of Wood’ (2005)
Read the piece of wood’s biography here.
17th century tri-face (holy Trinity): the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
Collection of the Kolumba museum, Cologne.
Riley Harmon, ‘What it is without the hand that wields it’ (2008)
As gamers die in a public video game server of a modified version of Counter-strike, a popular online first person shooter, the electronic solenoid valves dispense a small amount of fake blood. The trails left down the wall create a physical manifestation of virtual kills, bridging the two realities. The title is inspired by the Telefon Tel Aviv song of the same name.
Etienne-Jules Marey, from the series ‘Mouvements de l’air’ (Movements of air)
In 1901, the French scientist, physiologist and chronophotographer built a smoke machine with 58 smoke trails, in order to study movements of air.