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Die Leiter/ Experiment No.01

Die Leiter/ Experiment No.01

Material/ Wood ladder, gas bottles, tubes, candle
Measures/ 2 x 3 m
2016/ Berlin/ Germany

Set-up and Execution/
A large collapsible ladder is erected. At the height of about 1.5 meters, a plank is pushed through the ladder
so that it is lying upon two of the rungs. A candle is place upon the plank. On the floor next to the ladder
are placed 12 empty 11-kilogram gas cylinders. The candle is lit and the valves of the gas cylinders are opened.
At some point the candle burns down.