order of things. 2021
rice paper, printing ink, plastic film, plaster
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exhibition comprises of more than seven hundred instructions covered the
walls and objects in the gallery creating a space of experience and reflection
on the immediate socio-cultural environment that the artist and viewers were subjects
instructions - written/drawn/typed on sheets of rice paper, created
a process of exchange - both cultural
and transactional - between the gallery and its visitors over the duration of the
to initiate such a process of exchange, visitors were asked for their consent
to perform a simple instruction that is to produce a new instruction or buy one
which was already displayed.
as a producer of instruction, a visitor was paid according
to the minimum hourly wage in the washington dc area, while the purchase price
of an instruction was set by adding to this rate a margin for the gallery and
cost of the materials.