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swap III

swap III

Amy Stacey Curtis swap III 2022 Wood, acrylic, vinyl, audience

Installation: approximately 25 x 54 x 1 3/4 inches (63.5 x 137.2 x 4.4 xm)
Two, white, wall-mounted case, each 25 x 25 x 1 3/4 inches (63.5 x 63.5 x 4.4 cm), with each containing 324 acrylic-painted wooden cubes with each cube being 1 x 1 x 1 inches (2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm) (648 cubes total)
Signed and dated on back of one case in graphite

At first, in left shelf 324 white cubes; in right shelf 324 black cubes.

Working instructions:
“Choosing randomly, swap white and black cubes.
When all cubes in left shelf black:
Choosing randomly, swap black and white cubes.
When all cubes in left shelf white:
Choosing randomly, swap white and black cubes…
If unsure whether cubes swapping white with black or black with white, choose.”

Notes:
Instructions as much part of installation as other elements
Audience does not always follow instructions/interprets instructions; this is part of the art.
(Inventory #33675)

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