"Death of Electric Fan"

2019

video, monochrome, sound

00'43"

I took the electric fan to the beach, then placed the electric fan on the beach and confronted the waves. Through the transfer of the space in which the object is located, some energy that is easily overlooked, such as electricity, wind, etc., is used as if the object itself has vitality. 

 

Originally, I wanted to take a close-up view of the electric fan blowing waves and forming a wave in the opposite direction on the wave, but the position where the wave arrives is difficult to control. Eventually, the electric fan was in a state of confrontation with the waves far away, so that the wind generated by the electric fan will compete against the sea breeze in the opposite direction. Even if it is far away, the electric fan is still broken by the inadvertent big waves. The video presents a futile process and inevitable results, magnifying the tiny resistance.

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