Saint Fiacre’s Torpor
Or The East German Cucumber Hoax
Spreewaldhof pickled cucumber cut crosswise into 24 sections | 24 Gepe slide holders (3mm) with Anti-Newton glass | table | table cloth | serving trays | Spreewaldhof Spreelinge 720 ml | cocktail skewers | projection stand | projection screen with tripod | Rolleivision Twin MSC 300P slide projector | motorized shutter
A fabricated case of mass hysteria, characterized by paralysis, believed to be caused by the consumption of pickled cucumbers. Or: the viewer goes through a pickle as a pickle goes through the viewer.