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Peter Weibel «Observation of the Observation: Uncertainty»
Peter Weibel, «Observation of the Observation: Uncertainty», 1973
© Peter Weibel
Photo document of the original installation in the exhibition «Trigon '73. Audiovisuelle Botschaften,» Graz 1973

 Peter Weibel
«Observation of the Observation: Uncertainty»

The cameras and monitors are juxtaposed in such a way that the viewers are unable to see themselves from the front, no matter how much they twist and turn. The self-observers see different parts of their bodies, but never their faces. Shut inside a room, every point in the room is the observer’s jailer, perspective of their deathly fate.
This installation is part of the video sculpture «Kruzifikation der Identität» («Crucifixion of the Identity»), for both works have to do with crosses.


Peter Weibel