23. Hans Schabus
Hans Schabus sent us Antlia for On Air, a recording of an air pump in reference to the work of the German scientist Otto Von Guericke’s (1602–1686) on the physics of the vacuum, atmospheric pressure, electrostatic repulsion and his advocacy for the reality of «action at a distance» and of «absolute space», all concepts Schabus has continuously made reference to in his own approach to space.
“… dear Juan Pablo and Alessandra,
please find a recording attached.
the title is: ANTLIA
it is the latin word for pump https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antlia
there is a star constellation named after the air pump invention by Otto Von Guericke…
…I worked quite a lot around his ideas of empty space.
especially for the show at secession in 2003.