2004 - Chocolate advertising column - Background Information

August 28th, 2006 • Permanent Link

Because the material used to create the project – chocolate – was exposed to extremes in both temperature and humidity, the crystallization process was greatly accelerated. This becomes visible in the light brown spots on the surface of the chocolate. In the culinary world, we say the chocolate has become “grey”.

Chocolate advertising column


One month later:

Production time:
ca. 120 hours

ca. 30 kg (67 lbs.) of dark chocolate, cast to panels
18 wood transport panels
36 supporting blocks, 90x3 cm
72 cubes used to separate the wood panels, 5x5 cm
17 m2 natural jute (burlap), from coffee sacks
6 kg glue
ca. 200 nails
3,679,284 nerve cells