Thingness vs Objecthood
Diane Einsiedler
Laura O'Quin
Andreas Kindler von Knobloch

Publication Studio, Portland, USA.
October 2014

Link to Publication

CHARACTERISTICS

No Plates
No utensils
Tables x 2
13 chairs + 2 benches
6 jugs (Heidegger)
Table covering of supporting materials
Brunch

Photocopies of supporting materials and prompts as table cloth:
Etymology of the word Thing:
http://english.stackexchange.com/questions/144171/phrasal-verb-be-a-thing
RadioLab on Things:
http://www.radiolab.org/story/things/
“The Thing” by Martin Heidegger, In Poetry, Language, Thought
1971, Translated by Albeit Hofsiader.
4” x 4” wood boxes with one of the following instructions:
8 boxes: “Bring and object not a thing” +
8 boxes: “Bring a thing not an object”
Edit and bind supporting materials

TABLE SETTING

Oranges/grapefruit
Salt mountains
Sugar mountain
Paper cups
Veggie quiche
Yoghurt
Granola
Apples
Banana
Bread
Jam
Olive Oil
Honey
Peanut BUtter
butter
Tomato + mozzarella, and greens
Cream (½ & ½ )
Coffee and tea
Mimosa fixins’ 4 bottles of sparkling wine

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