Universes in Universe - Worlds of Art

Documenta 11
8 June - 15 September 2002

Documenta / 2002 / Tour / Fridericianum

 
 

On Kawara

On Kawara

* Japan. Lives in New York, USA. On 8 June 2002, Kawara was 25,373 days old.

 + zoom in
 

+ zoom

 

One Million Years (Past and Future), since 1970

Machine-written directory, two sets of 10 leatherbound books, each in a black box and measuring
29.5 x 23.5 x 8 cm.

 + zoom in

+ zoom

 + zoom in

+ zoom

 

Past: all years from 998.031 B.C. until 1969.
Future: all years from 1969 until 1.001.995 A.D.

The people in the glass cubicle are reading the years out loud.

 

 

back

next