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Zilvinas Kempinas

Zilvinas Kempinas, ‘Columns’ (2006)


David Herbert


David Herbert, ‘VHS’ (2005

A giant copy of a VHS-version of ‘2001: A space odyssey’ made out of foam, plexiglas and latex paint.

Yannick Val Gesto

‘VHS Dream #2’ (2010) by Yannick Val Gesto.

Chris Burden

Chris Burden talking about his museum installation ‘Samson’ (1985), with added VHS-eighties-please-adjust-your-television effects.

A museum installation consisting of a 100-ton jack connected to a gear box and a turnstile. The 100-ton jack pushes two large timbers against the bearing walls of the museum. Each visitor to the museum must pass through the turnstile in order to see the exhibition. Each input on the turnstile ever so slightly expands the jack, and ultimately if enough people visit the exhibition, SAMSON could theoretically destroy the building.

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