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Joan Waters - Ultimate Reality Show

Raw, welded oxidized steel

An iconic television set creates a viewing frame for the public to freshly observe daily life — the “ultimate reality show.” Inspired by an antique model, this TV lacks the sleek façade of contemporary versions, yet reminds us of our infatuation with this technology. The physicality of heavy and layered rusted steel contrasts with the weightless, two-dimensionality of virtual life that increasingly seems to define our perceptions both on- and off-screen.

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