a performance apparatus

A machine hurls small magnets through the exhibition space. On the other side of the room they impact with a whopping sound slightly below the top of a metal locker and stick to it.


Over the course of hours and days ever more of these metal cubes accumulate on the locker’s side.

The consequences of all this are self-evident to the visitors. They look, listen, and await the in-evitable.

A couple of days into the exhibition the first locker falls;

eventually the second and – towards the end – all has collapsed, things have taken their course, the inevitable has occurred.

Volkmar Klien - concept, realisation, photos
Hannes Köcher: motor control