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2 Pipes 2 Sticks 2 Cities

"2 Pipes 2 Sticks 2 Cities" (1986) & "Knock Knock (2011) are related works by Laura Kikauka and Carl Hamfelt.

2 Pipes 2 Sticks 2 Cities

2 Pipes 2 Sticks 2 Cities; work-in-progress picture by the artists, 2011

 

Their work is a pun which brings together the most primitive system of communications, tapping on the plumbing network, with today’s powerful combination of telephone plus computers. It is also a parody of communication as a plumbing system. 'Strangers tap the night away on a trans-Atlantic plumbing adventure'. (SAI Brochure, 1986)

Knock Knock: A parody of communication as a plumbing system. Strangers tap the night away on a Trans-Atlantic plumbing adventure. (2011)

 

Knock Knock by Laura Kikauka and Carl Hamfelt (2011) from V2_ on Vimeo.

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