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Title

One million years (past and future)

2002

Artist

On Kawara

Japan

24 Dec 1932 – 27 Jun 2014

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  • 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
    Copyright
    © The Estate of On Kawara
    Artist information
    On Kawara

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    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.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

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