The Room was originally intended to be top-lit and perhaps the most important change has been to return the volume to perception of the sky and the elements which the first Fellows enjoyed, but which had been effectively blacked out since projection of images by lecturers became commonplace, The new cylindrical central rooflight is perhaps the most obvious change, which allows you to see the heavens from everywhere in the Room (except when the light is obscured for a slide projection
The supporting works--black-on-black silkscreens, found photographs, newspapers inadvertently encoded with poems, and a slide projection
of Adachi's prison drawings--were less convincing, but the collaboration between Baudelaire and Adachi, pensive and playful, is something one hopes will be sustained.
On another wall there's a slide projection
of entertainment or fairground-type images and one wall is filled with a painted image of hundreds of people and a cow wandering about, with a ship visible at sea in the distance.
There is slide projection
which shows film of waves and corn (for the masque).
After a high-tech presentation with computer-generated slide projection
, they pulled a blanket off an easel to unveil a poster-size document titled ``Pledge of Cooperation,'' which they challenged airport officials to sign.
In any case, it is very slickly done and if you like the original records you should enjoy these performances of them, with the documentary element reduced to slide projection
and a few mawkish but mercifully brief links between the various stars.
A slide projection
documenting the gathering was placed next to Job Koelewijrfs iconic Cleaning of the Rietreld Pavilion, 1992.
The cropped line of text was taken from a book on the French painter Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) and aptly pointed to the fractional understanding with which most viewers likely engaged this exhibition, as well as to the fragmented nature of the exhibition itself: two rooms featuring ethereal abstract drawings and a reverse slide projection
separated by a reiteration of an antechamber at the Institut Guerlain in Paris--designed in the 1930s by Jean-Michel Frank to be made by stage designer Christian Berard.
Also shown, along with several smaller works, was the narrated slide projection
A Man Called Love, 2008, and a new film, The Work of the Spirit (Parade), 2011.
Back across town, Cherry and Martin offered television-based work too: Surrealism on TV, 1986, a three-channel slide projection
comprising some two hundred 35-mm color slides taken from the television screen--of fires, newswomen, pet food commercials, aerobics instructors, sunsets, and religious/motivational figures--divided among three machines, each advancing its slides at a slightly different rate.
The dual slide projection
of National Geographic, 2009, contrasts photographs of mountains Tan carefully excised from old issues of the magazine against an image of the reverse side of each page; the proverbial "other side of the mountain.
A seven-minute slide projection
showing a continuous procession of Korean newspaper advertisements touting various real estate developments, it is most striking for what it purges from view: Korean text.