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The experience of sliding is a very hard to describe and peculiar phenomenon. The best description I have found was in a book by Robert Caillois. He speaks about vertigo and describes sliding as a “voluptuous panic on an otherwise lucid mind”.

Carsten Höller cited in Dorothea Von Hantelmann, Carsten Höller: Test Site, Tate Modern, London, 2006, p.20.

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