Being Not Truthful Always Works Against Me (edition 1/10)

A work made of interactive projection.
© 2006 Stefan Sagmeister and Ralph Ammer.

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  • A work made of interactive projection.

Date:

2006

Artist:

Stefan Sagmeister (Austrian, born 1962)
Ralph Ammer (German, born 1973)

About this artwork

Stefan Sagmeister’s graphic designs are often unsettling, engaging the viewer through a combination of subtle wit and humor, married with sinister undertones and references drawn from popular culture. The project Being Not Truthful Always Works against Me was created in collaboration with Ralph Ammer, and it is comprised of those words digitally woven into a projected spiderweb. As a viewer passes in front of the work, a sensor captures the movement, and the web begins to break down, resulting in its eventual destruction and dissolution. However, when the viewer has gone, the web reconstructs itself time and again, playfully mimicking the regenerating power of an actual spider through digital means.

On View

Architecture and Design, Gallery 285

Artist

Stefan Sagmeister (Designer)

Title

Being Not Truthful Always Works Against Me (edition 1/10)

Date

2006

Medium

Interactive projection

Dimensions

163 x 188 cm (64 x 74 in.)

Credit Line

Celia and David Hilliard Fund and Funds provided by the Architecture & Design Society

Reference Number

2008.561

Copyright

© 2006 Stefan Sagmeister and Ralph Ammer.

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