Monsanto Company Earnings Call Transcript
Berlin: ”greatest hits”, 2010, Skopje: Museum of Contemporary Art, 2010
150 x 100 mm, 36
Offset, perfect binding
ed. 600 copies
Taken 100% from reality (aka: the internet), this is a full length transcript of the fourth quarter 2009 Monsanto Company Earnings Conference Call, treated, layouted, published and performed as a three-parts-theater piece (on occasion of the exhibition & symposion "The apparatus of life and death" at the Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje).
The main acts are Presentation, Question-and-Answer Session and Copyright Policy, and the main characters are Hugh Grant (President & CE), Carl Casale (EVP & CFO), Terrell Crews (EVP, CEO Vegetable Business), Scarlett Foster (VP IR) as well as various Analysts.
As Karsten Schubert puts it: "A gulf has sprung between post-Duchampian, post modern artistic practice and a still Modernist-Romantic interpretation of copyright."