artwork was produced to announce a Channel Four program called The
The project merges art and design. The project is a work of art.
The project was designed.
The art is the idea of creating the worlds largest signed and numbered
limited edition artwork. The design is in using the art/idea to
promote a television program about contemporary art, design and
artwork is exclusive for a million people. The Art Show is inclusive
project took 14 days to produce. 10 people each signed 100,000 postcards,
eight people numbered them with stamping machines, a project coordinator
orchestrated the complex task and confirmed/witnessed that each
card was signed, numbered and packaged in sequence. A total of 419
A4 boxes each containing 2400 cards (14 pallets) were signed and
numbered. Each signatory had to sign a card every 5 seconds, work
a ten hour day and only stop for 30 minutes in order to keep on
project was hosted by the Whitechapel Gallery, London.
artworks are free, they can be found in Boomerang postcards racks
in galleries, coffee bars, restaurants, cinemas etc. all over England.
There are only one million. They were distributed at the end of
September 2002. Foundation 33 will not distribute or sell the cards.
project has been carefully recorded and is in the process of being
submitted to the Guinness World Records.
film by Sean Rogg, that records, documents, witnesses and details
his observations as the project was being completed is currently
being edited. The film will have a public screening late November.
Please email for information.
involved in the project: Sara De Bondt, Billy Boyle, Raymund Brinkmann,
Kirsty Carter, Milos Covic, Daniel Eatock, Ulrika Flodberg, Mark
Hopkins, Charlotte Hopkinson, Soo Hong, Mette Iversen, Sarah Labigne,
Flávia Müller Medeiros, Dawn Parsonage, Kate Pelen,
Luna Raphael, Ryan Ras, Sean Rogg, Naoko Sato, Sam Solhaug, Fran
Villani, Hanna Werning, Lyn Winter