45'31'' documentary conceived by the artist (realized by Charles de Meaux
) from the starting point of a former
exhibition whose lightning system is made to flicker at a frequency of 7.8 hz.
A compilation of dark-pop music from the eighties and the nineties emphazises
the artist's capture of the flashing apparatus.
Carsten Höller (born 1961 in Brussels, lives and works in Stockholm) applies his training as a scientist
in his work as an artist, concentrating particularly on the nature of human relationships. His major installations include Test Site (2006), Tate Modern's Turbine Hall; Amusement Park (2006) at MASS MoCA, North Adams, USA; The Double Club (2008–09) in London, which took the form of a bar, restaurant and nightclub designed to create a dialogue between Congolese and Western culture. His works have been shown internationally over the last two decades, including solo exhibitions at Fondazione Prada, Milan (2000); the ICA Boston (2003); Musée d'Art Contemporain, Marseille (2004); Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria (2008); Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2010); Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin (2011), New Museum, New York (2011), TBA 21, Vienna (2014) and National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia (2014-15).