The Reverse Circumference of Zero

Film/Video
The Reverse Circumference of Zero

The Reverse Circumference of Zero

Image courtesy of Peter Garfield

Peter Garfield
The Reverse Circumference of Zero

(2013)

The Box

The Wexner Center's exhibition space for video, The Box features varied works shown in an intimate setting. The Box is located just across from the Wexner Center Store. Screenings run continuously seven days a week, the same hours as our ticket office (Mon–Wed: 9 AM–6 PM; Thu–Fri: 9 AM–8 PM; Sat: 10 AM–8 PM; Sun: 11 AM–6 PM).

Fri, Nov 1, 2013Sat, Nov 30, 2013
Nov 1–30

Peter Garfield’s The Reverse Circumference of Zero examines ideas of time, mortality, history, and memory. The artist stands in for John F. Kennedy on the autopsy table in an open exploration of a historical moment whose ripple effect spread throughout the world and into time. The reverberations of the piece deepen with the knowledge that Garfield is the great-great-grandson of the assassinated President James A Garfield. Produced with support from the Wexner Center’s Film/Video Studio, the project makes its world premiere in The Box this month on the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination. (9 mins., HD video)

Jean Dubuffet, Vaches au pre (Cows in a meadow), 1954

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