Andrea FraserProjection 2008

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Artwork details

Artist
Andrea Fraser (born 1965)
Title
Projection
Date 2008
MediumVideo, high-definition, 2 projections, colour and sound (stereo)
Dimensionseach channel 40min
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased using funds provided by the 2008 Outset / Frieze Art Fair Fund to benefit the Tate Collection 2009
Reference
T12879

Summary

This installation consists of two video projections shown at opposite ends of a long, narrow, darkened gallery space, with seating provided in the centre of the room. Both images are projected life-size vertically (approximately 1900 x 1070 mm), with the bottom edge of each image just touching the floor. Both projections feature the artist dressed casually in a black vest top, green leggings and flat black shoes sitting on an orange Arne Jacobsen Egg Chair in a seamless black space. The images alternate through twelve short monologues in the form of one-sided dialogues… (read more)

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