A visual exploration of Olafur Eliasson’s large-scale interactive installation, "The uncertain museum" at Duke University's Nasher Museum of Art. Eliasson’s work explores the relationship between spectator and object. "When preserving the freedom of each person to experience something that may differ from the experience of others, art will be able to have a significant impact on both the individual and society," said Eliasson. The installation is part of the museum's permanent collection and will be on display until September 30, 2012.
Film & Assembly: D.L. Anderson
Text: The Nasher Museum of Art
Featuring: American Dance Festival faculty member Gwen Welliver and her composition lab students,
Soundtrack: "Symphony of The Planets 2" | Recordings from the Voyager spacecraft | NASA (blogs.howstuffworks.com/2009/09/15/symphonies-of-the-planets/)
Olafur Eliasson, The uncertain museum, 2004. Steel, painted wooden floor, wire, motors, glass/mirror disks, spotlight, projection foil, 9 feet, 8 inches high x 14 feet, 7 inches diameter. Purchase, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University Fund for Acquisitions and funds provided by Blake Byrne, T'57, Monica M. and Richard D. Segal, Mr. and Mrs. J. Tomilson Hill, and Bill and Ruth True. 2006.4.1
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