© Generali Foundation Collection-Permanent Loan to the Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Photo: Werner Kaligofsky

Adrian Piper

Black Box/White Box, 1992

Multi-media installation Black and white room, 244 x 244 x 244 cm each Inside the black room: Black-and-white photograph (Rodney King), digital photo print (duratrans) between half transparanet mirror and acrylic glass, flush 81 x 56 cm, fixed with black textile adhesive tape, Halogen spotlight with timer Audio monologue (Rodney King), 5 min 46 sec (loop) Inside the white room: Integrated video monitor, video (amateur footage Rodney King), sound (music compilation by Adrian Piper), 30 min Audio-monologue (excerpt of speech by George Bush senior), 30 min In both rooms: Black-and-white photograph (same picture of George Bush Senior each), 73.5 x 101.5 cm each Black leather chair, table, varnished in black, tissue box, trash basket Wall text: Once you have taken everything away from a man, he is no longer in your power. He is free. --Alexander I. Solzhenitsyn, The First Circle
GF0003193.00.0-2003
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