“Other items comprise a wind instrument more than three metres tall, taking the form of a wooden totem pole inspired by a 1930’s Chevrolet advertisement; two marionettes modelled after the Dutch twin brothers and paleontological artists Adrie and Alfons Kennis, who gave the Neanderthal woman Wilma and Ötzi the Iceman their outer appearance for popular consumption; and a materialisation of the fictional electronic instrument Parlamonium described in Walter Benjamin’s radio programme ‘Lichtenberg’ from 1933, translating human speech into celestial music for Lunarians.“
That’s pretty useful – I know loads of Lunarians – not! Lol.
Source: May 2016 issue of ArtReview
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