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The Metronome Bursts of Automatic Fire Seep Through the Dawn Mist Like Muffled Drums and We Know It for What It Is

Sven Augustijnen

magazines, publications, film, vinyl, 2016

The Metronome Bursts of Automatic Fire… is a new storyboard installation by Sven Augustijnen for The Hugh Lane’s Artist as Witness 2016 exhibition programme. It is an allusion to the light automatic rifle – the F.A.L manufactured by Fabrique Nationale de Herstal, in Belgium. The installation consists of a display of TIME and LIFE magazines and RTÉ archival material that evokes how both weapons and journalism have been entangled in the fabric of our histories.

Production Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
Supported by RTÉ Archives, Jan Mot, Auguste Orts, WIELS

The Metronome Bursts of Automatic Fire Seep Through the Dawn Mist Like Muffled Drums and We Know It for What It Is has been on display at the following locations:

City Gallery The Hugh Lane Dublin, (IE) Sep 7 2016–Jan 22 2017