For Project 23, John Baldessari’s Your Name in Lights was presented in partnership with Sydney Festival in 2011. Reflecting the changing cult of celebrity in modern society, this ambitious new work drew from the imagery of Broadway theatre displays and Hollywood film to give a glittering moment of fame to around 100 000 participants. A supercharged variation of Andy Warhol’s prediction that in the future everyone will have their 15 minutes, Your Name in Lights lasts for just 15 seconds.
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Your Name in Lights
8 – 30 January, 2011
Australian Museum façade, Sydney