Cosmic Generator (Tunnel Variant)

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  • Cosmic Generator (Tunnel Variant), 2017

Single-channel video installation (sound, color)

  • 26 minutes, 36 seconds
  • Commissioned by Skulptur Projekte Münster
  • Produced with generous support from Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark; Outset Contemporary Art Fund, London; and Polyeco Contemporary Art Initiative, Piraeus, Greece

Courtesy of the artist and Hauser & Wirth

  • Producer and Director of Photography: David Hollander (Fourth Density Productions)
  • Cast: Shop owners and employees of Yiwu Market, Cary Cahill, Vicky Ramírez, Penelope Jefferson, Aevin Dugas, and Pete Booth
  • Director of Set, Props, and Special Effects: Katrin Altekamp (4DEE Productions)
  • Digital Imaging Technician: Loïc de Lame (Laryenco Production) Set: Cary Cahill
  • Gaffer: Alan Hostetter
  • Sound Design and Mix: Ronen Nagel and Nati Taub (Sound Around Studios)
  • Special Effects: Alexander Lemke
  • Production in China: Matt Clarke and Clark Wang

Production Assistant in Mexicali: Audrina Quintanar

Special thanks to the staff and management of Yiwu Market


This artwork includes scenes with a flashing light effect that may affect photosensitive visitors.