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Object performance. Ground gallery
Commission stores are full of things like this Soviet bedcover. These stores are selling off personal items — the memories of the outgoing generations. The white text embroidered by Dagnini over it turns the piece into a common system error — the so called Blue Screen of Death. The original embroidery by an unknown author - birds and flowers - are intertwined with the text. The coverlet lies on the piano, from which the only note of the seized key sounds. It repeats itself, rhythmically simulating the sound that is heard during a fatal crash on a PC. The blue screen is an interruption symbol, it always appears unexpectedly and means that the system has sprung a leak.