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Bernie Lubell, Cheek to Cheek, 1999. Installation view at FACT.

As you move about on the stool, your lower cheeks cause bladders below the seat to pump air to bladders next to your upper cheeks, allowing you to dance with yourself 'cheek to cheek'. (With apologies to Irving Berlin, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers). The bladders are Bernie's version of Marey's tambours which he used to sense and transcribe physiological processes.