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Over the course of 22 hours, Joe Timothy Coleman pricked a corkboard with a pin. Each pin prick was counted; the resulting total becoming the name of the artwork. The Sisyphean task questioned creation and deconstruction, looking for purpose and meaning between the edges of concept, endurance, skill and creation.

Across the duration of the performance, hour-long blocks were streamed live. The view was constrained to the back of the cork board, which as the surface became compromised began to flex. The rhythm of the puncturing, flexing and counting created a breath for the work.

The resulting object of art -and the pile of cork which fell from the surface - were exhibited in situ at the end of the performance. Both became starting points for future works.

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performance, residency, conceptual art, installation

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