E=mc3

1968

44 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm

Letraset on Perspex cone, motorised turntable.

Text collaboration between Liliane Lijn and Nazli Nour.

Collection of the Artist.

Nazli and Lijn cut together Einstein’s formula for the equivalence of matter and energy with Milarepa’s words: all matter is void.

Lijn wondered whether light could have travelled faster at some point in time than Einstein’s c2 and decided to cube C.

Photo credits Richard Wilding 2014