Dom Cheverti – Throwing Chamberlains

28th October 2009
arts | ball games | conceptual | cooking | documentary odd | exhibition | gaming | humor | performance | satire | strange | video - michael

bowl
Bowl (2009, 2 MB, 1:52 min)

bowl/glass
Bowl/Glass (2009, 2 MB, 1:01 min)

bowl/flower/vase
Bowl/Flower/Vase (2009, 3 MB, 57 secs)

little river
Little River (2009, 2 MB, 1:00 min)

Recommended to us by the sublime Sam Renseiw who,
when he speaks, we listen.
Nonetheless I had some difficulties in coming to grips with this.
Sam tells me it relates to some current You Tube thing whereby people
throw ping-pong balls into various receptacles with a high degree of accuracy.

Clearly I should stay in more.

So…in this case the balls are substituted by a species of cookie, apparently
known in Denmark as ‘chamberlains’.
(I asked Sam exactly what a chamberlain was.
He says:
“Chamberlains is an odd translation of ‘kammerjunker’ that
can both be a chamberlain and danish cookie/biscuit.
It is usually consumed in summer with “koldsk