Hang a photo you like
Let visitors cut out their favorite parts and take them.
For Instance, if the visitor likes
Red, let him take all the red parts.
Ask many visitors to cut out their
Favorite part until the whole thing is gone
Photo until it becomes marble
Yoko Ono 1961 summer
Photo until it becomes marble, 2018
Posters on tires and cellophane on fence
The Monumental-Temporal, Fellesverkstedet & PRAKSIS, Oslo
Marble is one of the most used materials in the construction of monuments. The marble itself is considered a monumental material with a high value. The use of this material also has another purpose. The eternal life of things. How long must last a monument? Do we need monuments? do we want future generations to inherit our monuments?
The necessary precariousness in contemporary monuments leads to a dismantling of them and at the same time to a necessity to document that they once existed.
Photo until it becomes marble is an installation about the urgency for a new material that replaces other materials such as marble to approach the temporality required by contemporary monuments.
A ready made column monument of recycled tires of cars with rest of posters found in the city is presented as an anti monument. Fences, conglomerate of a viscous substance full of remains of plastic, rubber, packaging as wastes of our present are presented as the material we are producing at our present and leaving behind on Earth for future generations.