One Million Years (Box set) #69-70
On Kawara
Published by Mathieu Copeland editions, London, 2010, wood boxed set of 4 audio CDs, 15 × 13.5 cm, English
Price: €250

One Million Years is originally a 20-volume collection, each volume contains 200 pages and each page holds 500 typed years. Created in 1969, One Million Years [Past] contains the years 998,031 B.C. through 1969 A.D., and One Million Years [Future], created in 1981, contains the years 1981 A.D. to 1,001,980 A.D. The first audio presentation of the reading of One Million Years occurred in 1993 during Kawara’s year-long solo exhibition One Thousand Days One Million Years at the Dia Center for the Arts in New York.

This edition of 4 audio CDs in a wooden case comprises the reading of On Kawara’s One Million Years [Past and Future], covering 969 611 BC to 967 811 BC & 33 411 AD to 34 450 AD.

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