ACME., Los Angeles, CA, 1998

Artist: Jennifer Steinkamp
Title:  A Sailor's Life is a Life for Me
Date: 1998
Soundtrack: Jimmy Johnson of Grain
Dimensions: 18 x 14 x 4 feet, 17 x 14 feet, and 6 x 10 feet    variable
Original Equipment: 2 Philips 2700 400? lumen projectors, 2 EIKI LC330 140 lumen projectors, 4 laserdisc players, quad stereo sound
Photo Credit: Alex Slade, courtesy of ACME., Los Angeles.
Exhibition History:

  1. ACME., Los Angeles, California.  April 18 - May 16, 1998.
  2. Jennifer Steinkamp, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, curated by JoAnne Northrup, July 1 - October 1, 2006.
  3. Jennifer Steinkamp, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York, curated by JoAnne Northrup and Holly Hughes, March 14 - June 29, 2008.

Description: A collage within a collage. Layered soundtracks and multiple projections of seascape strips were 'cut and pasted' throughout the inside and outside of the gallery. In this process, both the architecture and the virtual space were transformed.


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ACME., Los Angeles, CA, 1998