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Your silent running, 2003/2016
Your silent running presents a white polyhedral structure composed of alternating hexagonal and pentagonal panels, and perched on four squat legs. At the top of a short stairway, an angled door cut into one of the panels allows passage into the dark interior, where an array of continually pouring water droplets appear to freeze in mid-air, illuminated by the flashes of a strobe light. The outer shell is constructed from prefabricated fibreglass panels employed in domes that were designed by Eliasson’s long-time collaborator Einar Thorsteinn for use in the exploitation of geothermal energy in Iceland.
|Your silent running|
|Fibreglass, stainless steel, paint (black), foam, water, plastic, nozzles, hose, pump, strobe light, aluminium foil|