Pair of fallow deer antlers, 12'' hornspeaker, mini hifi-system
text and sound
Through the loudspeaker of this sculptural assemblage a recorded human voice is played in loop. The voice describes the very sculpture and its positioning in the exhibition. The spoken text is adapted according to the exhibition space. The self-evident and obtrusive nature of the auto-description alludes to the patronising character of audio guides at art exhibitions.
For our exhibition Distraction at the Haus am Lützowplatz/Berlin (photo above) the text diffused read as follows:
The sculpture is installed above the door at the entrance. Hirschhorn is the name of the sculpture.
It is an assemblage of a horn and a pair of antlers and diffuses a human voice. The voice says:
The sculpture is installed…
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