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‘Civilisation’ is a video mural by artist Marco Brambilla, created as a permanent installation for the Standard Hotel in New York. It is a collage of film references, containing 300 looped HD clips layered into a single tableaux on a digital canvass of 1920 x 7500 pixels. It is viewed from inside the elevators according to the conventional wisdom: up to heaven, down to hell.

The YouTube version is poor quality, and the details are worth seeing. So watch it here.