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by Arshake |     10 June 2017

Ancient and modern merge together in the work by Japanese artist Shimabuku, Sharpening a MacBook Air (2015). A Mac book Air is sharpened against a rock to become an ancestral utensil. The work, presented as a video installation, is part of the central show at the Venice Art Biennale 2017, «Viva arte viva» curated by Christine Macel.


Shimabuku, Sharpening a MacBook Air. 2015, Biennale di Venezia 2017, Pavilion of the Earth, photo via

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