Ed Herring

ACTS

1973

On display at Tate Britain

Medium
Printed paper cards and plastic index box
Dimensions
Object: 220 x 140 x 170 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 2012
Reference
T13819

Display caption

ACTS 1973 uses a systematic structure to explore both physical and mental connectivity, in this case the Dewey Decimal Classification system commonly used by libraries for categorising books. This work comprises approximately 215 typed cards in a plastic index box. It work was exhibited in Herring’s solo exhibition, also entitled ACTS, at Nigel Greenwood Gallery, London in 1973.

Gallery label, September 2016