{Sleepwalker} media coverage, lost in automated translation vs. {Corruption} (automated music)

Artists Marcus Bering and Kim Min Su examined various foreign language titles and quotes from the media coverage. They present a selection of their findings with automated translations-- and dreamily imagine travelling with {Sleepwalker} around the world to pick up his press cuttings on location.

Art Design Publicity at ADC | 15 October 2014




  • THAILAND
  • รวมข่าวแปลกประจำสัปดาห์
    th.msn.com, Thailand [2293]
  • Weird News of the Week
    th.msn.com, Thailand [2293]
  • อย่างกับว่าการเดินผ่านลานที่เต็มไปด้วยหิมะจะหนาวจนสั่นสะท้านไม่พอ เพราะศิลปินรายหนึ่งในวิทยาลัยแมสซาชูเซตส์ได้สร้างผลงานประติมากรรมที่ไม่ค่อยเป็นมิตรกับนักศึกษาผู้ขวัญอ่อนทั้งหลาย


    th.msn.com, Thailand [2293]
  • "With a walk through the snowy winter that will not tremble..."


    th.msn.com, Thailand [2293]
  • "The artist in Massachusetts college has created a sculpture that was friendly to students who are nervous."


    th.msn.com, Thailand [2293]
  • on a flight south to INDONESIA
  • Patung zombie heboh di kampus AS.
    SumutPos.co, Medan [2-1657]
  • Zombie sculpture scene in the USA campus.


    SumutPos.co, Medan [2-1657]
  • Takut! Karya Seni Patung Manusia "Sleepwalker" Tuai Kecaman.
    MemoBee.com, Jakarta [2-1664]
  • Fear! Human Statue Art Work "Sleepwalker" reap condemnation.
    MemoBee.com, Jakarta [2-1664]
  • on a cargo ship north to VIETNAM
  • ”Tượng đàn ông khỏa thân khiến nữ sinh hoảng sợ.”
    mtin14.com, Vietnam [2-3467]
  • Statue of naked man caused panic girl.


    mtin14.com, Vietnam [2-3467]
  • on a creepy night flight to HUNGARY via Moscow
  • "Tony Matelli alkotásáról ugyanis első látásra mindenki azt hiszi, hús-vér ember, ezért a legtöbben megijednek az alsónadrágban fagyoskodó alaktól."
    Bors newspaper, Budapest [2477]
  • "Tony Matello of creation is first glance everyone thinks flesh-and-blood people...


    Bors newspaper, Budapest [2477]
  • "so most of us are frightened of underwear frosty tale shape."


    Bors newspaper, Budapest [2477]
  • flying north to POLAND
  • Zboczeniec w bieliźnie straszy studentki!
    Fakt, Warsaw [K5-007]
  • Pervert in lingerie haunted student!
    Fakt, Warsaw [K5-007]
  • scared out of our minds into BELARUS
  • Студенты потребовали демонтировать жуткий памятник лунатику.
    — Belarus, multiple placements
  • Hillary love sculpture hard choices scold Bottomly


    Just kidding
  • Students are required to dismantle the monument creepy lunatic


    — Belarus, multiple placements
  • "Battles around the sculpture continues."


    — Belarus, multiple placements
  • on the slowest train to UKRAINE
  • Памятник лунатику пугает девушек.
    So F***ing What? website, Kharkov [2-3768]
  • Monument lunatic scares girls.


    So F***ing What?, Kharkov [2-3768]
  • "що якщо голяка стоїш в заметі кілька діб поспіль, рано чи пізно підхопиш застуду."
    uapress.info, Kiev [0838]
  • "if you stand naked in the snow for several days in a row, sooner or later pick up colds."


    uapress.info, Kiev [0838]
  • disco dancing over to MOLDOVA
  • Statuie deocheată în campus de fete.
    Jurnal TV, Chişinău, Moldova [2546]
  • Statue dirty girls on campus.
    Jurnal TV, Chişinău [2546]
  • via bus, Romania, bus, taxi, ship to TURKEY
  • Kampüste uyurgezer var!
    Haber Dükkâni, Istanbul [2-3695]
  • There are sleepwalking on campus!


    Haber Dükkâni, Istanbul [2-3695]
  • flying to AZERBAIJAN
  • Не спи, замерзнешь!
    Azerbaijan News Network, Baku [2704]
  • Do not sleep, freeze!


    Azerbaijan News Network, Baku [2704]
  • flying to SERBIA via Istanbul
  • Jezivi čovek u gaćama na snegu seje strah u Bostonu.
    Blic newspaper, Belgrade [2584]
  • Creepy guy in his underwear in the snow inspires terror in Boston.


    Blic newspaper, Belgrade [2584]
  • at 3AM tiptoeing into KOSOVO
  • Statuja lakuriqe që shkaktoi trishtim te studentët.
    Gazeta Express, Pristina [2307]
  • Nude statue that caused sadness to the students.


    Gazeta Express, Pristina [2307]
  • in a very fast car to ALBANIA
  • po ju si do reagonit me burrin e zhveshur para shkollës?
    IDEA, Tirana [2301]
  • how would you react if husband naked before school?


    IDEA, Tirana [2301]
  • “Vish një palë pantallona për hir të Zotit”.
    Tema, Tirana [2298]
  • "Put a pair of pants for God’s sake."


    Tema, Tirana [2298]
  • on a ferry during a storm to ITALY
  • Sonnambulo artistico terrorizza il campus.
    — Italy, multiple placements
  • Sleepwalker artistic terrorizes the campus.


    — Italy, multiple placements [2504]
  • on a fishing boat to MALTA
  • ‘Raġel’ jispiċċa ffriżat waqt ħmar il-lejl.
    newsbook.com.mt, Malta [2262]
  • Male end froze during nightmare.


    newsbook.com.mt, Malta [2262]
  • via Rome, flying to ISRAEL
  • הסהרורי: למה הוא עירום בשלג סמוך לקמפוס לנשים?
    news.walla.co.il, Israel [3367]
  • Lunatic: Why is naked in the snow near the campus women?


    news.walla.co.il, Israel [3367]
  • הלם בקמפוס גבר ערום הולך מתוך שינה?
    ynet.co.il, Israel [3366]
  • Shock campus naked man goes to sleep?


    ynet.co.il, Israel [3366]
  • flying into EGYPT
  • وأضاف بوتوملي أن العمل الفني "أثار مناقشات حماسية عن الفن والجنس والتجربة الشخصية
    alboslanews, Egypt [1967]
  • Bottomley added that the work of art "sparked passionate discussions about art, sex and personal experience"


    alboslanews, Egypt [1967]
  • bumped up to business class and flying to FRANCE
  • Somnambule ou flasheur de petites filles? Telle était la question…
    L’Humanosphère, France [0721]
  • Sleepwalker or flasher little girls? That was the question ...


    L’Humanosphère, France [0721]
  • "Ce slip Diesel de couleur bleu jeans lui aurait donné un look beaucoup plus viril et moderne avec sa ceinture cloutée !"
    — online men’s underwear store, Paris [0725]
  • "The Diesel jeans blue slip would have given him a much more manly and modern look with its studded belt!"


    — online men’s underwear store, Paris [0725]
  • "Il est vrai que son slip d’un blanc terne peu en effrayer plus d’une !"
    — online men’s underwear store, Paris [0725]
  • "It is true that her panties dull white little more than a scare!"


    — online men’s underwear store, Paris [0725]
  • on a night flight to BRAZIL
  • "Terror" na neve.
    IdeaFixa, São Paulo [2791]
  • Elite psycho girls destroy white male!


    Just kidding
  • "Terror" in the snow.


    IdeaFixa, São Paulo, Brazil [2791]
  • on a long flight via Madrid to FINLAND
  • Hämmentävän aito patsas herättää kauhua
    IL-TV, Finland [2473]
  • Amazingly authentic statue inspires horror


    IL-TV, Finland [2473]
  • on a night flight to JAPAN
  • "皆さんはこの芸術作品、どう思う?"
    — Japan, multiple placements [1793]
  • "This work of art, what you guys think?"


    — Japan, multiple placements [1793]
  • そのため、嫌悪感を覚え、性的な暴力だと訴える学生サイドは不満を募らせているようだ
    — Japan, multiple placements [1793]
  • Therefore, remember the disgust, student side complain that it is sexual violence seems to be frustrated


    — Japan, multiple placements [1793]
  • "ゾンビのように両手を前にだらんと出し、薄くあけたような目で、彷徨っている雰囲気を見事に醸し出している。"


    — Japan, multiple placements [1793]
  • "Daranto out before both hands like a zombie, eyes like opened thin, it is beautifully exudes the atmosphere are wandering."


    — Japan, multiple placements [1793]
  • flying south to TAIWAN
  • 禿頭男穿內褲夢遊!
    ETtoday.net, Taipei [1978]
  • Bald male wearing underwear sleepwalking!


    ETtoday.net, Taipei [1978]
  • 內褲男雕像太真 女大生不舒服.
    — Taiwan, multiple placements [1969]
  • Underwear men and women born too true statue uncomfortable.


    — Taiwan, multiple placements [1969]
  • flying north to SOUTH KOREA
  • 美 반라 남성 형상화한 ’몽유병 조각상 철거 논란 뜨거워.
    Metro, Seoul [2724]
  • A hot America sleepwalking naked male statues symbolizing demolition controversy.


    Metro, Seoul [2724]
  • 美, 대학, 캠퍼스, ’대낮에, 팬티, 차림으로,…
    JTBC TV, South Korea [2716]
  • America, in the middle of the day, the university, campus, panties, wear, ...


    JTBC TV, South Korea [2716]
  • flying south to HONG KONG SAR
  • 内裤梦游男雕塑 吓窒名校女生.
    Apple Daily, Hong Kong [3373]
  • Sleepwalking male underwear sculpture scared off elite girls.


    Apple Daily, Hong Kong [3373]
  • flying west to...





Music selection: Kim Min Su; photo: Bob Brown; text selection/design: Marcus Bering & Kim Min Su. Each title or quote can be located in the media compilation by searching the country and the numbered code in the above entries.

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