Miroslaw BalkaCarrousel 2004

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Artist
Miroslaw Balka (born 1958)
Title
Carrousel
Date 2004
MediumVideo, 4 projections, colour and sound, steel, foam rubber and plywood
Dimensionsduration: 39sec Overall display dimensions variable
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Tate Patrons 2010
Reference
T13240
Not on display

Summary

Carrousel 2004 consists of four video projections topped by small sculptural elements resembling roofs, which are attached to the walls above them. In the lower corner of one of the projections, a plywood cut-out of the logo of the Arabic-language news station Al Jazeera is attached to the wall. The filmed element of the work consists of four projections of the same looped video, sequenced so that the images are slightly out of sync with each other. The soundtrack is simply the ambient sounds of crows in the landscape and the air rushing by as the camera turns. The work should be installed as a single room installation… (read more)

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