The only thing the one thousand participants in The Technocrat have to do is eat and provide a constant supply of faeces for biogas production. To keep them happy and docile they are not only fed, but also administered three hefty, daily doses of alcohol. The Alcoholator distils 40% proof alcohol from kitchen scraps, 1,800 litres every day. Its design is red and curvy, sexy and seductive.
Alcoholator (2004) was part of the following exhibition(s):
‘Let’s Get Physical’, Atelier Van Lieshout, Rotterdam (NL), 2020
‘Vrijstaat’, Kasteel Keukenhof, Lisse (NL), 2014
‘Infernopolis’, Submarinewharf, Rotterdam (NL), 2010
‘Das Haus’, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen (DE), 2008
‘The Technocrat’, Sprengel Museum, Hannover (DE), 2004