Produced on the occasion of Christian Philipp Müller’s participation in documenta X in 1997, where he presented A Balancing Act, which took as its point of departure Joseph Beuys’ 7000 Oaks and Walter de Maria’s Vertical Earth Kilometer.
Christian Philipp Müller is a Berlin-based Swiss conceptual artist whose practice examines a range of issues from social and aesthetic concerns to design, national histories, and the institutional framing of culture. His projects are usually collaborative, interdisciplinary, and site-specific.
You can read more on the work (from October Vol. 82 (Autumn, 1997) here.