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Via C-Net:

This is Pause, a new site-specific installation at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum. Artist Jean Shin used e-waste from the Bay Area, a leading tech hub, to design the sort of Zen rock garden that’s typically meant to capture the essence of nature and provide a setting for contemplation and spiritual connection.

It’s a place for unplugging made solely from materials that require plugging in.

“Ultimately, Pause is an installation of and about technology, but without electricity, Wi-Fi, flashing lights, moving images or sound,” said Mark Mayer, assistant curator of contemporary art and programs at the museum.

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