Stereo

Stereo consists of two identical speakers hanging side by side near to the floor of the gallery. One channel plays back the speaker’s account of the objects seen while walking the perimeter of a domestic space, indicating at times their possession by the speaker or his co-habitant (“my slippers, his notebook”).

The second channel plays back a second speaker’s reading of every headline printed in The New York Times mentioning “same-sex marriage” since the term’s first appearance in the newspaper in 1996. In order to hear the voices, the listener must position himself on the floor of the gallery; he can only hear one track at a time and must move beneath the two in order to listen to both.

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