Teens Ponder Meaning of Contemporary Art

In 2009, Tate Liverpool displayed four works of contemporary art in different locations around the city. Acclaimed film director Mike Figgis was asked to turn the reactions of Liverpoodlians to these sculptures into short films. The video above shows teenagers discussing Jeff Koons’s “Three Ball Total Equilibrium Tank.” Another short film captures the views of students when one of Dan Flavin’s installations called “Untitled” was displayed at their school for one day.

By profession, Matthias Rascher teaches English and History at a High School in northern Bavaria, Germany. In his free time he scours the web for good links and posts the best finds on Twitter.

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