The work 606 features pillows that inflate with gas and then release it again. With a capacity of 606 litres respectively, they correspond with the daily amount of greenhouse gas that each person in Austria produces through the consumption of beef (according to Statistics Austria). Those who enter the exhibition space are directly confronted with their very amount of daily greenhouse emissions, as demonstrated by the expansion of the pillows. On a more indirect level, visitors also feel how the space is increasingly consumed by the pillows, a reflection of how our habitat is being compromised and endangered by climate change.
Institute of Fine Arts and Media Art
Johannes Lampert (Diploma Project)
Betreuer*in: Ruth Schnell