|DAY 348||UNEXPECTED ART FORMS|
MARVELOUS CONTRAPTIONS AND WOODLAND CREATURES
Peter Fischli and David Weiss’s 1987 video The Way Things Go begins, unceremoniously, with a close-up shot of a trash bag dangling from the ceiling. Thus begins a chain reaction of collisions, explosions, wind, water, and fire that lasts for 30 minutes.
This modern-day Rube Goldberg contraption drifts in and out of moods, from the calculated to the chaotic. When a rickety wooden structure completely collapses, apparently by accident, ...