Electron

  • 2012 (February 27th / May 29th)
  • end performance on May 5th 2012
  • Exhibition: Swept Away; Dust, Ashes, and Dirt in Contemporary Art and Design
  • Link: Museum of Arts and Design
  • New York, USA
  • Material: sand gathered from about150 countries / places of the world
  • Size: 7,2 * 3,6 meters
  • over 200 hours labor (incl. preparations)
  • Photo: MAD Museum
  • Video: MAD Museum
Electron
Elvira brought gray sand from the center of OLD AMSTEDAM to former NEW AMSTERDAM...
The 8 triangles around this octagon contain sand from Ground Zero / New York
The Electron project was finalized on March 9th 2012 with ground Amber (Greek = Electron) and sand from countries in recent revolt: Afghanistan, Egypt,  Iraq, Iran, Syria, Tunisia...

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