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Ask Me Anything
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Notice
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You Have All The Answers
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buy me
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Container

You Have All The Answers // Interactive Installation: Documentation

You Have All The Answers

/Title of Work/ "You Have All The Answers"
/Medium/ Interactive Installation
/Dimensions/ variable (~6' x 6')
/Date/ September 2003

A trivial game based on answering trivial questions with only a single "correct" answer... is transformed into a game with questions whose multitudes of real answers spark remembrance, regret, laughter, longing, meditation, and sorrow.

"You Have All The Answers" is transformed from a Trival Pursuit Special Edition "1992 Year in Review" board game.

How to Play the Game:
1. Pick a Question card at random.
2. Write your answer on an Answer card.
3. Put your Answer card on the wall.
4. Return the Question card to the deck.
5. Only you know both the Question and the Answer.

Rules of the Game:
-- When you have all the answers, the game is over.
-- When you have all the questions, the game is over.
-- You have all the answers.


Reading a question. (LD)

Writing an answer. (LD)

Answers... (DJH)

Answering and posting... (LD)

Answering and posting... (LD)

Some questions...
What can you not live without?
What do you hate the most about your life?
Do you wish for the past? Why?
What are you passionate about?
What has been the one best moment of your life?
What was the last lie you told?
When was the last time you let someone down?


Rules of the game... (DJH)

Posting an answer... (LD)

Gallery installation. (DJH)
Photo Credits: LD - Laura Daroca; DJH - D. Jean Hester

Exhibition History:

September 26, 2003 - Group Show - INTERCHANGE, at Melrose Light Space, Los Angeles, CA
October 4 - 31, 2003 - Group Show - Transformations II, at Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA