Martijn Hendriks

Untitled Black Video


Reconstruction of a leaked cellphone video of Saddam Hussein’s execution
using found comments on the video posted on web forums
on the first day of the video’s appearance

8 mins 34 seconds
Single channel video projected on black painted surface
Black and white, no sound
Installation view (see documentation video)

This is where we’ll do it #5, 2008
YouTube video that was downloaded, partially erased
and uploaded to YouTube again
18 sec loop, black and white, no sound

From This is where we’ll do it, series of YouTube videos
from which the performing people were erased

XXXXXXXXX in the Expanded Field, 2008

XXXXXXXXX in the Expanded Field, 2008
Downloaded copy of Rosalind Krauss’ essay ‘Sculpture in the Expanded Field’
from which all references to art were removed using standard methods of redaction
Redistributed pdf, unlimited laser prints

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