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Dani Ploeger is an artist working with computer programming, electronics hacking, cultural theory and performance. His work investigates and subverts the spectacles of sex, violence and waste in techno-consumer culture. Read More 

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An Apple iPad mini and a Samsung Tab 3 tablet computer were wrapped in steel by traditional metal workers in the old city of Cairo. Only the charging sockets of the devices remain accessible. They will be charging for a long time. The devices are detached from their usual promise of connectivity, immateriality, and progress: Their functionality is reduced to its bare minimum – charging – whilst the smoothness and perfection of their mass manufactured surface is replaced by the irregularity of the manually constructed steel enclosures.

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Weight 2.5 kg
Dimensions 30 x 30 x 70 cm



2014, 2015


Tablet computers wrapped in plate steel, chargers, power sockets


1 copy + 1 AP

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