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Sliding Doors was originally commissioned for the Tate Modern exhibition Common Wealth in 2003. It was made with the spaces of Tate Modern in mind and consists of a series of five equidistant electronic sliding doors with a mirrored surface. The installation can be entered from two directions, creating the possibility of alternately confronting one’s own endless reflection or the unexpected presence of another visitor. Like Höller’s slides in the Turbine Hall, this work encourages interaction and provides an unexpected transition from one gallery space to another..

December 2006