Gå till innehåll

Ivo Weber, 1962, Tyskland

Johannes, a Baptize Machine is housed in an overseas container. The interior walls are covered with a shiny light blue cloth. The visitor enters over a red carpet into the container and climbs onto a small wooden platform in front of the Baptize Machine. On the right stands a coinbox. If deposition is made with a 10 crown, the machine sets off! A finger is dipped in a bowl with Jordan-filled water. The finger moves, presses against a grey rubber roller and twixes away, the participant is besprinkled. After a short moment of personal solitude the participant leaves for the next candidate. An automatic Baptize has just been executed. Rituals have always been a basic form of expression. Johannes a Baptize Machine makes this ritual more economic by saving manpower, at the samt time the artist questions or our needs for making everything more efficient and effective in society.

Senast uppdaterad:

Publicerad:

Hade du nytta av innehållet på den här sidan?

Kontakta OpenArt

Kontakta Örebro kommuns servicecenter

Telefon: 019-21 10 00 

Öppettider: Vardagar kl. 8-16.30

Besöksadress: Näbbtorgsgatan 10

Öppettider: Vardagar kl. 10-16

E-post till servicecenter

 servicecenter@orebro.se