Object_Time. Media Archaeology of Efficiency

Object series, video

Object series, video installation

Photo: Szabolcs Barakonyi

Camera: Dániel Kiszler

Venue: Technical Study Stores (Member Institute of the Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology and Transport), Budapest, Hungary
Curated by Eszter Lázár 

Partners: Műhely Alapítvány, MOME TechPark, Pesthidegkút Waldorf School

Supported by Technical Study Stores, Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest, National Cultural Foundation

Special thanks:Virág Albert, Ildikó Mag, Gábor Kunszt

Antal Bodóczky, Zoltán Bukovics, Grégory Chevalier, Júlia Gáspár, Bernadett Jobbágy, Zoltán Kacsuk, András Katona, Sándor Kunszt, József Pencz, Ákos Répay, Melinda Sipos, József Tasnádi, Péter Tímár, Ákos Zajzon and the staff of the Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology and Transport

Object_Time modifies working tools and objects from the everyday life of the 19th and 20th centuries to get closer to the notion of efficiency. In the passive and active objects the potential of optimization and the promise of ever-increasing productivity appears from a critical perspective.

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