Nervöse Bank / Nervous Bench (2017) in front. Modified bench of the Kunstmuseum Bonn. Part of the exhibition Versiegelte Zeit / Sealed Time. Commissioned by Kunstmuseum Bonn in 2017. Photo: Nadine Preiss 2017

The Nervöse Bank / Nervous Bench (2017) is an intervention executed on one of the benches of the Kunstmuseum Bonn. Visitors sitting down on the bench enable a hidden mechanism that will run a compilation of nervous movements — medically referred to as "restless motion disorder" — that have been collected at various transit places and waiting halls in administration offices. The movements are converted in unbearable knocks that are induced onto the three seats of the bench. Each seethes its very own nervous characteristics. 

Photo: David Ertl 2017

Photo: TiKL

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