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Title

One million years (past and future)

2002


Artist

On Kawara

Japan

24 Dec 1932 - 27 Jun 2014


About

Recorded for the 2002 exhibition Documenta 11 in Kassel, Germany, these CDs contain the voices of people reading dates from On Kawara’s One million years – past and One million years – future, with female and male voices alternating.


Details


Date

2002


Media categories

Sculpture , Time-based art


Materials used

single channel digital sound, 32 compact discs in wooden box


Edition

AP/ 49 Edition of 250


Dimensions

wooden box: 13.9 x 34.8 x 14.8 cm; duration: 01:00:00 hr per CD, 32:00:00 hr total


Credit

Mervyn Horton Bequest Fund 2016


Location

Not on display


Accession number

236.2016.a-hh


Artist information

On Kawara

Works in the collection

3


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history