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swap IV

swap IV

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

Installation: approximately 40 x 40 x 1 3/4 inches (101.6 x 101.6 x 4.4 cm)
Nine, white, wall-mounted cases, each 12 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches (31.8 x 31.8 x 4.4 cm) with each case containing 81 acrylic-painted wooden cubes with each cube being 7/8 x 7/8 x 7/8 inches (2.2 x 2.2 x 2.2 cm) (729 cubes total)
Signed and dated on back of one case in graphite

At first, each case contains cubes of only one color.

Working instructions:
“Choosing randomly, swap any color cube with any other color cube.
When each case contains nine cubes of each color:
Choosing randomly, swap any color cube with any other color cube.
When all cubes in each case the same color:
Repeat.”

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 #33676)

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