Six televisions, three pedestals, six-channel video (three synchronized programs and three loops), headphones and benches, 2005

C-prints, each 12.5 x 19 inches, 1996/2008

Concession stand popcorn machine, microphone, laptop with custom-written Morse Code program, printed paper bags, dimensions variable, 2001

Audio for darkened room, 32 minutes, 2001

Digital prints, frames, wood, wallpaper, 2005

Nina Katchadourian was born in CAlifornina in 1968. She received a master of fine arts degree from the University of California, San Diego. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. Her work with language tackles issues of translation and mistranslation. In her Talking Popcorn piece, the machine is equipped with a microphone that emits popping sounds that contain, “linguistic meaning.”