Hannes Egger, CDA, 2015

Hannes Egger, CDA, 2015

This participatory CDA (“confidential disclosure agreement”) project invites the visitor to draw up a proper contract with the artist. If visitors want access to the confidential information kept in the security safe on display, they will have to accept the conditions stated and a number of limitations protecting the artist’s paternity. In his most classic performative vein, the artist provides a set of coordinates inviting participants to take active part. Egger’s project is not only a reminder that an artwork only exists at the moment it is activated by someone participating in the exhibition, but makes the point that the relationship between public and artist is often contractual, commercial and essentially bound by agreements, which in this case the latter claims the right to establish for himself.

Hannes Egger
CDA
Safe, contract on paper, white gloves, pencil on paper
2015

View All

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s