Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Eric Anderson | In Case of Emergency
In Case of Emergency
Köln, Germany: Edition Hundertmark, 1986
8 x 2.5 x 1 cm
Edition of 100
A white lighter that reads "IN CASE OF EMERGENCY: PUSH RED BUTTON/EMPTY LIGTHER [sic] IN APPROXIMATELY 33 MIN. 14 SEC."
Sold individually, or in some versions* of the Edition Hundertmark Box #100, 1986, a white cardboard box featuring original works by 44 artists affiliated with Fluxus, Actionism: Claus Bohmler, Gunter Brus, Henri Chopin, Philip Corner, Robert Filliou, Jochen Gerz, Al Hansen, Joe Jones, Milan Knizak, Alison Knowles, Maria Lassnig, George Maciunas, Mario Merz, Hermann Nitsch, Paul Sharits, Takako Saito, Endre Tot, Ben Vautier and many others.
* Armin Hundertmark's site lists the box without the item, but this Ebay auction includes the work.
From the Fluxus Digital Collection at the University of Iowa, here.