Liam Gillick Trailer for a book, 2004
DVD, colour video, 6'58'', loop
Screened on Brionvega Cuboglass TV 1969 / 1992
Edition of 5 numbered and signed copies and 2 artist's proofs
Produced and published by Editions Micheline Szwajcer & Michèle Didier in 2004
©2004 Liam Gillick and les Editions Micheline Szwajcer & Michèle Didier
NB: All rights reserved. No part of this edition may be reproduced in any form or by any means without written permission of the artist and the publisher.
Underground (Trailer for a Book) has been created following Liam Gillick's work Underground (Fragments of future histories) a work composed as a screenplay based on the very first science fiction novel, Fragments d?Histoire future, written in 1884 by Gabriel Tarde. Underground (Trailer for a book), screened on a Brionvegaâ Cuboglass TV, shows excerpts of Tarde's text (translated in English) and Gillick's screenplay, scrolling on the screen. Sentences appear and vanish in various colors and resolutions of image, accompanied by a slow numeric whirling.
7.87 x 5.51 x 0.39 in ( 20 x 14 x 1 cm )