It’s not what you do, it’s the way that you do it.
with Michael Sellam, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2005, (Hidden Rhythms curated by Hilde de Bruijn), duration: 2 hours.
From the back of a truck they begin to carry the boxes, and pile them on pallets in an open space. They are dressed in a sort of uniform of functional working attire, which resembles that of a store assistant or staff in a warehouse depot. The most senior and superior of the group wear more casual attire.
When they have completed three large separate formations, they cover the boxes with plastic sheeting and tape, and break for lunch. When they return, the boxes are uncovered and returned to the back of the van. The van drives away. The workers change into casual clothes and retire for the day.