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Dry Ass Dust 23.08.12 archival documents and graphite 1hr duration Nelimarkka museo

[photos by K. Popiel]

A museum is responsible for keeping and preserving its archive (arkisto). But what is worth keeping? When is it okay to delete an item from the archive? At my request the Nelimarkka museo has removed 3 paper documents from their collection, these I have destroyed by covering with graphite. I asked that these items then be retuned to their archive. Now, are they worth more or less?

 

void/mitätön installations/actions in void spaces; based on observations of local behaviours (with respect, I’m spying on people, taking notes/photos and making installations based on what i see)

action 5.10 The Failure of Language, reading but not seeing, seeing but not reading

words/anagrams, marker, paper

Ekopiste ecological point

Et okei  anagram of ekopiste meaning you’re okay or perhaps it means hits home

Esite kop anagram of ekopiste meaning knock out or meaning cheeks not

Peto eiks anagram of ekopiste meaning so, am beast or meaning predatory strike

action 5.9 Comb Clay layers, capacity and nutrients; land and body sustainability

clay, water, chocolate clay

 action 5.8 Finillusia – land of illusion, wandering, wondering 

forest, lichen crown, tattoo, shadow staalo

action 5.7 The Past is a Pond – I float up from it like a bubble

puluu tulevaisuuteen Back to the Future, ancestors, photocopies, pond water/lampi vesi

action 5.6 Otherwise what was in question was not going astray in the great forest but falling into a weird condition where everything was otherwise

Akseli Gallen-Kallela Lemminkäisen äiti in forest farm

void/mitätön installations/actions in void spaces; based on observations of local behaviours (with respect, I’m spying on people, taking notes/photos and making installations based on what i see)

Nelimarkka Residence, Finland