Beate Geissler & Oliver Sann, How to do it

How to do it is a close look into the chemical composition of the material world, how the resulting matter is informed by production processes and the attempt to identify simultaneously what kind of narrative and history this matter creates. The alchemy of ‘meth’ includes mundane, regular items, such as batteries, Camp Fuel, cold packs, all things Americans can find in the household section of any of the 4,692 Walmart locations in the United States. These substances embody the history of industrialized progress. In their new configuration they act as performance enhancers for long and exploitative working days and means for achieving synthetic recreation.