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b) containers
The outer appearance of documenta 12 is to a
large part characterized by containers. They can
be seen all over the exhibition grounds and have
several different functions. In addition they can
be used on the outside as an active medium
for transporting information. Large areas of the
outer walls of the containers are directly written
on. No other carriers are interposed and the
significance of the work derives from its
amassment and the inordinately large lettering,
the character of which aggressively confronts
the subtlety of the exhibition.

a) signs
b) containers
c) living guiding system
d) ceramic hills
e) crown caps