Blaise Pascal: "56. We are so unhappy that we can only enjoy something which we should be annoyed to see go wrong, and that can and does happen constantly to thousands of things. Anyone who found the secret of rejoicing when things go well without being annoyed when things go badly would have found the point. It is perpetual motion."
“140 Ways to Make a Cassette Unlistenable” installation view
The Lab, San Francisco, 2009. This area shows some of the items on the list that are invisible: hiding the tape in a tie, in an AOL CD mailer, and in a jar of peanut butter, as well as unrealized proposals to launch a tape into space, grind in a document destruction appliance, and compact in a car.