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February 17, 2017

douglas gordon andMorgane Tschiember

Set in the mountainous region of Gstaad, Switzerland, the exhibition Elevation 1049: Avalanche showcases the alpine landscape with site-specific sculpture, performance, video, and sound installations. Douglas Gordon, with French artist Morgane Tschiember, contributed As close as you can for as long as it lasts. Originating as a live performance, Tschiember built a fire—the only thing that can help you survive in this harsh environment—and Gordon responded by installing a sound piece based on our primal fears—unknown animals, the dark—driving us towards Tschiember's fire.

Artwork © Studio lost but found /2017, ProLitteris, Zurich. Produced by Vinyl Factory, 2017. Douglas Gordon & Morgane Tschiember: As long as you can for as long as it lasts at Elevation 1049, Gstaad, Switzerland, February 3–March 19, 2017.

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