Navid Nuur - #CultureChezNous - Giorno 15

Navid Nuur, Untitled (Exercize shelter by shifting from focus), 2013

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The artist Navid Nuur has chosen to send the image of a work he produced in 2013. The sentence is engraved on a large copper plate and the words are filled with "Vicks Vaporub" ointment, a medicinal product recommended for common respiratory ailments. The work comes thus with a strong smell of Eucalpytus, which it transmits to its viewer and to the works around it. Copper, a conductive material, seems to cool under the effect of the ointment, and oxidizes slowly, changing color.