Galerie Max Mayer

Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf

Ei Arakawa

04.09.2020 - 31.10.2020

Exhibition text (German)
Exhibition text (English)
Lyrics for Family Dollar (Social Capital)/ Notes by Ei Arakawa
Lyrics for MONEY TRIGGERS

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020

Paris & Wizard (Duration: 60 min x3, & approx. 120 hours on preparation, Honorarium: 5,000 USD, 0.67 USD per minute), 2020, 80 cm diameter, 4364 LED (WS2813 100/m black) on hand-dyed fabric with grommets, 1 T300-K Controller, 1 SD card (2GB) with 1 LedEdit 2014 data (.led), 2 5V40A power supplies with 22 AWG stranded wire, photo: Katja Illner

Paris & Wizard (Duration: 60 min x3, & approx. 120 hours on preparation, Honorarium: 5,000 USD, 0.67 USD per minute), 2020, 80 cm diameter, 4364 LED (WS2813 100/m black) on hand-dyed fabric with grommets, 1 T300-K Controller, 1 SD card (2GB) with 1 LedEdit 2014 data (.led), 2 5V40A power supplies with 22 AWG stranded wire, photo: Katja Illner

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020

Soba-An Structure Performance, 2020, Video, 2:30 min, photo: Katja Illner

Soba-An Structure Performance, 2020, Video, 2:30 min, photo: Katja Illner

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020

Family Dollar (Social Capital) after the interviews about money 1, 2020, 107 cm diameter, Music: Ei Arakawa, Lyrics: Ei Arakawa and Dan Poston, Arrangement: ZALA from Mish-Mosh photo: Katja Illner

Family Dollar (Social Capital) after the interviews about money 1, 2020, 107 cm diameter, Music: Ei Arakawa, Lyrics: Ei Arakawa and Dan Poston, Arrangement: ZALA from Mish-Mosh photo: Katja Illner

Single’s Night (Duration: multiple times in total of 3 hours, & approx. 80 hours on preparation, Honorarium: 1,000 GBP, 0.20 GBP per minute), 2020, 80 cm diameter, 4364 LED (WS2813 100/m black) on hand-dyed fabric with grommets, 1 T300-K Controller, 1 SD card (2GB) with 1 LedEdit 2014 data (.led), 2 5V40A power supplies with 22 AWG stranded wire, photo: Katja Illner

Single’s Night (Duration: multiple times in total of 3 hours, & approx. 80 hours on preparation, Honorarium: 1,000 GBP, 0.20 GBP per minute), 2020, 80 cm diameter, 4364 LED (WS2813 100/m black) on hand-dyed fabric with grommets, 1 T300-K Controller, 1 SD card (2GB) with 1 LedEdit 2014 data (.led), 2 5V40A power supplies with 22 AWG stranded wire, photo: Katja Illner

How to DISappear in America (Duration: multiple times in total of 9 hours, & approx. 60 hours on preparation, Honorarium: 3,500 EUR, 0.72 EUR per minute), 2020, 80 cm diameter, 4364 LED (WS2813 100/m black) on hand-dyed fabric with grommets, 1 T300-K Controller, 1 SD card (2GB) with 1 LedEdit 2014 data (.led), 2 5V40A power supplies with 22 AWG stranded wire, photo: Katja Illner

How to DISappear in America (Duration: multiple times in total of 9 hours, & approx. 60 hours on preparation, Honorarium: 3,500 EUR, 0.72 EUR per minute), 2020, 80 cm diameter, 4364 LED (WS2813 100/m black) on hand-dyed fabric with grommets, 1 T300-K Controller, 1 SD card (2GB) with 1 LedEdit 2014 data (.led), 2 5V40A power supplies with 22 AWG stranded wire, photo: Katja Illner

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020, photo: Katja Illner

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020, photo: Katja Illner

homelessness, YUMING CITIES (Duration: 50 min, and approx. 120 hours on preparation, Honorarium: 300,000 JPY, 0.41 JPY per minute), 2020, 80 cm diameter, 4364 LED (WS2813 100/m black) on hand-dyed fabric with grommets, 1 T300-K Controller, 1 SD card (2GB) with 1 LedEdit 2014 data (.led), 2 5V40A power supplies with 22 AWG stranded wire, photo: Katja Illner

homelessness, YUMING CITIES (Duration: 50 min, and approx. 120 hours on preparation, Honorarium: 300,000 JPY, 0.41 JPY per minute), 2020, 80 cm diameter, 4364 LED (WS2813 100/m black) on hand-dyed fabric with grommets, 1 T300-K Controller, 1 SD card (2GB) with 1 LedEdit 2014 data (.led), 2 5V40A power supplies with 22 AWG stranded wire, photo: Katja Illner

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020, photo: Katja Illner

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020, photo: Katja Illner

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020, photo: Katja Illner

Exhibition view: Ei Arakawa – Fees & Nerf, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2020, photo: Katja Illner

MONEY TRIGGERS (after the short interviews II), 2020, 107 cm diameter, Music: Ei Arakawa, Lyrics: Ei Arakawa and Dan Poston, Arrangement: ZALA from Mish-Mosh, 7384 LED (WS2813 100/m black) including altered LED tips, on hand-dyed fabric with grommets, 1 T300-K Controller, 1 SD card (2GB) with 1 LedEdit 2014 data (.led), 4 5V40A power supplies with 22 AWG stranded wire, 1 Tectonic TEAX25C10-8/SP transducer, double corrugated cardboard, Lepai LP-2020TI stereo amplifiers, photo: Katja Illner

MONEY TRIGGERS (after the short interviews II), 2020, 107 cm diameter, Music: Ei Arakawa, Lyrics: Ei Arakawa and Dan Poston, Arrangement: ZALA from Mish-Mosh, 7384 LED (WS2813 100/m black) including altered LED tips, on hand-dyed fabric with grommets, 1 T300-K Controller, 1 SD card (2GB) with 1 LedEdit 2014 data (.led), 4 5V40A power supplies with 22 AWG stranded wire, 1 Tectonic TEAX25C10-8/SP transducer, double corrugated cardboard, Lepai LP-2020TI stereo amplifiers, photo: Katja Illner

Eurovision 2006 as Reconstruction Mood (Duration: 50 min, & approx. 20 hours on preparation, Honorarium: 800 EUR, 0.64 EUR per minute), 2020, 80 cm diameter, 4364 LED (WS2813 100/m black) on hand-dyed fabric with grommets, 1 T300-K Controller, 1 SD card (2GB) with 1 LedEdit 2014 data (.led), 2 5V40A power supplies with 22 AWG stranded wire, photo: Katja Illner

Eurovision 2006 as Reconstruction Mood (Duration: 50 min, & approx. 20 hours on preparation, Honorarium: 800 EUR, 0.64 EUR per minute), 2020, 80 cm diameter, 4364 LED (WS2813 100/m black) on hand-dyed fabric with grommets, 1 T300-K Controller, 1 SD card (2GB) with 1 LedEdit 2014 data (.led), 2 5V40A power supplies with 22 AWG stranded wire, photo: Katja Illner

ei (egg), 2020

ei (egg), 2020

Family Dollar (Social Capital)

MONEY TRIGGERS (after the short interviews II)

Soba-An Structure Performance, 2020