One Million Years

On Kawara2019-03-06/2019-04-28

The Front Palace: Wang Na

The Front Palace: Wang Na
Bangkok, Thailand

Installation for On Kawara's performative work entitled One Million Years, which includes a 2-volume bookset (Past and Future) and a table with two chairs for the performance within Isara Winitchai Throne Hall at the site of the former Front Palace. On Kawara’s One Million Years was specially selected for the "In Situ from Outside" exhibition. The set of two books include the first volume, Past – For all those who have lived and died, starts in 998031 BC and ends in 1969 AD, namely One Million Years later.At the request of the artist, portions of the books have been read aloud in locations around the world including for this exhibition in Bangkok.

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  • Title: One Million Years
  • Creator: On Kawara
  • Date Created: 2019-03-06/2019-04-28
  • Location Created: Bangkok, Thailand
  • Type: Installation
  • Rights: On Kawara
  • Medium: Book