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兼容的盒子计划第六十六期 bazaar compatible program #66
静物 Jìng Wù
维克多-荷麦尔的装置 installation by Victor Remere
2014/02/25 - 2014/03/09
安顺路98号 小商品市场内26号铺 Shanghai, 98 Anshun Road, stall 26
The installation consists of producing an electric current using fruits, reproducing the physicist Alessandro Volta's system, the inventor of the battery.
Under the market, the installation takes the form of a shop where the exhibited fruits generates the electricity of their own light sign. the LEDs of the sign in Chinese characters forms the title of the work "静物" (Jingwu), it is the term used to designate the "Still Life". These characters also mean static, stable. It is therefore question of an opposition between the title and the evolution of fruits rotting, and the slow disappearance of the text itself. The fruits and vegetables of the project are purchased to market traders
Fruits, Vegetables, Copper, Zinc, LED, electrical wires ....
Shanghai, February 14, 2014