Jem Finer: Longplayer (2000)

1 January 2000 – 31 December 2999
Various locations, including Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, 64 Orchard Place, London E14

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A one thousand year long musical composition that began playing at midnight on 31 December 1999

Jem Finer Longplayer

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This diminishing future horizon is mirrored by an equally shrinking backwards view. We find ourselves left with prejudices and opinions that were hastily and emotionally formed at the time and not revisited and re-evaluated, drowned under a relentless stream of new stories and panics.

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