Roman Signer «Hovering in a Box» (Schweben in einer Kiste) 1999.


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The video Schweben in einer Kiste, 1999, depicts the death struggle of a captive model helicopter. We are inclined to believe that the aircraft has a life of its own as we observe how it moves like an insect, rearing up and slowly expiring.

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Helicopter with a Blue Spray Can, 1999
Secession Vienna.
photo: Matthias Herrmann

The work entitled Helicopter with a Blue Spray Can, 1997, consists of a model helicopter flying over a wooden plank leaving behind a blue track from the spray can attached to it.

sources: ok-centrum.at, xs4all.nl