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Solo n°1 @ Simone Forti. 1974

Solo n°1 @ Simone Forti. 1974

- FORTI Simone, Grizzlies, Solo No.1, 63 Bluxome St., San Francisco, Ca. 1974. Videotapes Performance presented for the series, South of the Slot. Simone Forti (1935, Italy, USA) came of age in the 1950s and 1960s and developed out of two main influences:...

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Compromise @ Jillian Peña. 2005

Compromise @ Jillian Peña. 2005

- PEÑA Jillian, Compromise, 2005. Jillian Peña (USA) is a dance and video artist primarily concerned with the confusion and desire between self and other. Her work is in dialogue with psychoanalysis, queer therory, pop media, and spirituality. She studied...

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Mitchell's Death @ Linda Montano. 1977

Mitchell's Death @ Linda Montano. 1977

- MONTANO Linda, Mitchell’s Death, 1978. Originally trained as a sculptor, Linda Montani (1942, USA) began using video in the 1970s. Attempting to obliterate the disctinction between art and life, Montano’s artwork is starkly autobiographical and often...

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Milk @ Efrat Natan. 1974

Milk @ Efrat Natan. 1974

- NATAN Efrat, Milk (Performance for Staircases), 1974, b/w photo, from Musag, monthly magazine for Art and culture, vol. 3, June 1975, p. 81. In her work Milk (1974), Efrat Natan performs a series of simple and precise actions, in the context of which...

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Glue and Honey @ Michal Na'aman. 1975

Glue and Honey @ Michal Na'aman. 1975

- NA’AMAN Michal, Glue and Honey, 1975, 8 mm film, silent, color, Haifa Museum of Art Collection. In Michal Na’aman’s work Glue and Honey (1975), two substances, which form two round puddles on the table, are examined in terms of their relation to the...

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Sweating Blood @ Ana Mendieta. 1973

Sweating Blood @ Ana Mendieta. 1973

- MENDIETA Ana, Sweating Blood, 1973. When she was 13, Ana Mendieta (1948-1985, Cuba, USA) parents sent her and her sister from Cuba to live in the US. This experience of living in exile was formative for Mendieta’s artistic work. She began working less...

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