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Unclassified Plastic Fused Items Collection
Provenance: V.R.
Date collection: 28/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: MATERIAL
Specification: PLASTIC
Description: All plastic items of unknown typology are fused into small pieces according to detected properties.
Nexus to other items: 1366, 1375, 1378, 1384
Collection: V.R.

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Tomato Stem Collection
Provenance: various
Date collection: 20/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: ORGANIC
Weight: 4.5 gr
Description: Collection of stems from tomatoes of diverse provenance consumed in one month time. 1. 03g; 2. 1.1g; 3. 0.7g; 4. 0.9g; 5. 0.8g; 6. 0.7g; 7. 01g;
Nexus to other items: 1238, 1119
Collection: V.R. / Ana Hušman

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Meadowsweet herb Collection
Provenance: V.R.
Date collection: 15/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: ORGANIC
Weight: 17.4 gr
Description: Meadowsweet herb after infusion. Herb was brought with me from Belgrade. 1. 1.8gr; 2. 4.3gr; 3. 5.4gr; 4. 5.5gr.
Nexus to other items: 1215
Collection: V.R.

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Cigaret Butt Collection
Provenance: V.R.
Date collection: 15/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: COMBIENED
Weight: 3.1 gr
Description: 15 cigaret buts smoked on the window of the studio during one month of residency.
Nexus to other items: 1182, 1236
Collection: V.R.

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PET Plastic Lids and Trays Collection (5)
Provenance: V.R.
Date collection: 15/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: PLASTIC
Weight: 75.9 gr
Description: 1. humus tray, 11.2gr; 2. lentils salad tray, 13.1gr; 3. hummus tray, 12.7gr; 4. hummus lid, 6.3gr; 5. lentil salad lid, 6.4gr; 6. hummus tray, 5.1gr; 7. pig cracklings lid, 9.5gr; 8. cheese cream lid, 2.0gr; 9. unknown, 4.2gr; 10. yoghurt lid, 2.8gr; 11. yoghurt lid, 3.1gr
Collection: V.R.

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Egg shells Collection
Provenance: V.R.
Date collection: 15/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: ORGANIC
Weight: 94.0 gr
Description: Final state of the egg shells collection. Outer colour of shells could be distinguished by colours. Often darker colours correspond to hard boiled eggs. 1. 12.6gr ; 2. 11.8gr ; 3. 12.1gr ; 4. 13.0gr ; 5. 13.2gr ; 6. 31.7gr.
Nexus to other items: 1001, 1159, 1106, 1015
Collection: V.R.

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Small translucent plastic items Collection
Provenance: various
Date collection: 11/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: PLASTIC
Weight: 11.1 gr
Description: diverse small items: 1. pancetta wrapping, separated plastic layer; 2. thorn away part of herring packaging cover; 3. unknown; 4. cigaret filters container; 5. MQ stickers set bag; 6. salt lid wrapping; 7. part of cucumber wrap; 8. audio- recorder manual bag; 9. curry paste container; 10. tahini jar wrap; 11. USB cable wrap; 12 and 13. plug wrap; 14. SD card wrap; 15. banana stem wrap.
Nexus to other items: 1271
Collection: V.R.

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Yoghurt Lids Collection
Provenance: BILLA / SPAR
Date collection: 11/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: METAL
Weight: 7,3 gr
Description: Collection of all yoghurt lids I consumed in one month.
Nexus to other items: 1214, 1207, 1208, 1102
Collection: V.R.

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Yoghurt plastic cans
Provenance: BILLA / SPAR / Ana Hušman
Date collection: 11/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: PLASTIC
Description: Plastic cans have been striped of all paper/cardboard wrapping and cleaned. This work took about half an hour.
Nexus to other items: 1208, 1102, 1130, 1078, 1206
Collection: V.R.

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Small yoghurt cans cardboard wrapping
Provenance: BILLA
Date collection: 11/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: PAPER/CARDBOARD
Description: Cardboard wrapping has been removed from the plastic cans. Operation was relatively easy to proceed and it took not more than 15min. It was observed that certain recycling parameters have been applied in designing the packaging.
Nexus to other items: 1207, 1208, 1200
Collection: V.R.

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Rizla Related Items Collection
Provenance: various
Date collection: 11/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: PAPER/CARDBOARD
Weight: 3.8 gr
Description: All items related to rizla, tobacco paper
Nexus to other items: 1210
Collection: V.R.

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Plastic cans, various
Provenance: BILLA / SPAR / Ana Hušman
Date collection: 10/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: COMBIENED
Description: Collection of plastic cans, mostly from yoghurt. Most of them carries paper wrapping, that have to be separated.
Nexus to other items: 1207

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Tobacco Bags Collection
Provenance: V.R.
Date collection: 08/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: COMBIENED
Description: I brought 5 bags of tobacco from Belgrade because its double cheaper there than in Vienna.
Nexus to other items: 1182
Collection: V.R.

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Small plastic objects Collection
Provenance: V.R.
Date collection: 07/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: PLASTIC
Weight: 1.9 gr
Description: 6 small plastic pieces originating from diverse type of bottles and one chocolate bar wrap
Collection: V.R.

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U-Bahn Tickets Collection
Provenance: U-Bahn
Date collection: 05/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ADMINISTRATION/ACCESS
Specification: PAPER/CARDBOARD
Price: 14.40 EUR
Description: U-Bahn tickets collection show that I haven't made use of U-Bahn too much.
Nexus to other items: 1440
Collection: V.R.

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Fruit&vegetables plastic net Collection
Provenance: BILLA / SPAR
Date collection: 05/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: PLASTIC
Weight: 8.5 gr
Description: 2 fruit nets for avocados and one for lemon.
Nexus to other items: 1012
Collection: V.R.

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Tea envelops collection
Provenance: BILLA
Date collection: 04/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: PAPER/CARDBOARD
Weight: 13.5 gr
Description: 22 tea bag envelops Stick lembke - Ginger&Kurkuma and Blaue Blute & Moringa
Nexus to other items: 1075
Collection: V.R.

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Museum triptych collection
Provenance: various museums
Date collection: 04/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: CULTURAL/SOCIAL INPUT
Specification: PAPER/CARDBOARD
Weight: 169.7 gr
Price: 0.00 EUR
Description: information for different exhibitions in Vienna museums in February 2018
Collection: V.R.

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Collection Receipts
Provenance: Vienna - Austria
Date collection: 04/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ADMINISTRATION/ACCESS
Specification: PAPER/CARDBOARD
Weight: 20 gr
Description: 29 tickets in total sorted in chronological order: MQ Daily (12), BILLA (4), SPAR (2), MQ Bookstore (2)
Nexus to other items: 1059, 1282, 1071, 1072, 1314, 1283, 1070, 1068, 1069, 1066, 1217, 1065, 1064, 1061, 1062, 1063, 1060, 1058, 1057, 1056, 1445, 1055, 1054, 1053, 1051, 1005, 1050, 1442, 1443, 1047, 1067, 1046, 1049
Collection: V.R.

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Events Postcard collection
Provenance: various
Date collection: 03/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: CULTURAL/SOCIAL INPUT
Specification: PAPER/CARDBOARD
Weight: 101.3 gr
Price: 0.00 EUR
Description: 1. Gerhard show - 7.7g; . MQ*Baltazar - 3.9g; 3. unknown - 4.8g; 4. Holes in The Wall (WUK, with Dejan Kaluđerović) - 17.4g; 5. Auction for refugees MQ with Dubravka - 16.9g; 6. Eventplanner - 50.9g.
Collection: V.R.

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Ana's Collection part #1
Provenance: Ana Hušman
Date collection: 01/03/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: PLASTIC
Description: First lot of products proceeding from Ana have been disposed in the archive
Collection: Ana Hušman

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MQ Paymet receipts Collection
Provenance: Museum Quartier
Date collection: 28/02/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ADMINISTRATION/ACCESS
Specification: PAPER/CARDBOARD
Weight: 2.2 gr
Price: 1600 EUR
Description: Receipts of the payments for the residency fee received from Museum Quartier.
Nexus to other items: 1003
Collection: V.R.

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Paper-napkins Collection
Provenance: V.R.
Date collection: 28/02/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: HYGIENE/SANITATION
Specification: PAPER/CARDBOARD
Weight: 6.3 gr
Description: Paper napkins. 2 white ones used for blowing nose and red serviette from a restaurant where we went after Andreas work presentation on 20th of February with a notes.
Nexus to other items: 1205
Collection: V.R.

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Fish Plastic Trays Collection
Provenance: BILLA / SPAR
Date collection: 28/02/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: PLASTIC
Description: 3 fish plastic trays; 2 from smoked mackerel and one from marinated herring
Nexus to other items: 1171
Collection: V.R.

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Lifeless avocado remains collection
Provenance: BILLA
Date collection: 27/02/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: ORGANIC
Description: Avocado remains without potentiality to grow life were separated in the collection.
Collection: V.R.

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Avocado remains able to produce life collection
Provenance: BILLA
Date collection: 27/02/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: ORGANIC
Description: Three avocado remains able to produce life were separated and processed to sprouting using the same avocado bark as containers for sprouting bones soaking them in water and sustaining on toothpicks provided from MQ Daily.
Collection: V.R.

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Tea bags Collection
Provenance: BILLA
Date collection: 27/02/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: PLASTIC
Nexus to other items: 1075, 1074, 1006
Collection: V.R.

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Avocado collection
Provenance: BILLA
Date collection: 26/02/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: ORGANIC
Collection: V.R.

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Chow's collection
Provenance: Chow Sing
Date collection: 22/02/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: COMBIENED
Description: Remains of things left after Chow Sings visit.
Nexus to other items: 1103
Collection: CHOW SING

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Egg shells Collection
Provenance: BILLA / SPAR
Date collection: 21/02/2018
Section: COLLECTION
Typology: ALIMENTATION/FOOD
Specification: ORGANIC
Weight: ... gr
Nexus to other items: 1105, 1001
Collection: V.R.

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