• Installation view, Karlsaue (Küchengraben), Documenta 14, Kassel 2017; © Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden

    Installation view, Karlsaue (Küchengraben), Documenta 14, Kassel 2017; © Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden

    Installation view, Byzantine and Christian Museum (Gardens), Athens 2017; © Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden

    Byzantine and Christian Museum, Athens 2017; © Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden

    Benjamin Patterson

    at documenta 14


    18. April 2017

    Athens / April 18th to July 16th, 2017
    Kassel / June 10th to September 17th, 2017

  • Posthumous Benjamin Patterson will participate in the documenta 14 in Kassel and Athens. His contribution will be the Sonic Graffiti "When Elephants Fight, It Is the Frogs that Suffer".

    Benjamin Patterson (1934-2016)
    When Elephants Fight, It Is the Frogs that Suffer (2016–17)
    A Sonic Graffiti, 24-channel sound field (16 camouflaged loudspeakers), 8 Layers of variable sound constellations (24-channel random access playback device), endless in time
    Bernd Schultheis (realization) in cooperation with Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden / E. Gruhn & B. Patterson, 2017
    Byzantine and Christian Museum (Gardens), Athens
    Karlsaue (Küchengraben), Kassel

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