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  • Remote Control @ Vito Acconci. 1971

    15 novembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    REMOTE CONTROL, 1971 1:02:15 1971 Two performers, Acconci and a young woman, occupy two wooden boxes in separate rooms, connected via monitor, camera, and microphone. The situation is symbolic of a vicarious and distended power relation, a relationship...

  • Opening @ Vito Acconci. 1970

    15 novembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    OPENINGS, 1970 1970, 14 min, b&w, silent, Super 8 film Acconci's body-based performances are often willfully provocative in their testing of physical limits and controlled actions. Here, as the camera frames Acconci's stomach in close up, he painstakingly...

  • Three Relationship Studies @ Vito Acconci. 1970

    15 novembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    THREE RELATIONSHIP STUDIES, 1970 1970, 12:30 min, b&w and color, silent, Super 8 film In this three-part exercise, Acconci explores the dynamics of the artist's interaction with or manipulation of an other. Each study involves a form of mirroring. In...

  • Corrections @ Vito Acconci. 1970

    15 novembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    CORRECTIONS, 1970 1970, 12 min, b&w, sound, Super 8 film Unavailable until now, Corrections is Acconci's first single-channel video. Back to the camera, with only his head and bare shoulders visible, Acconci lights a match and brings it around to the...

  • Focal Point @ Vito Acconci. 1971

    15 novembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    FOCAL POINT, 1971 1971, 32:47 min, b&w, sound In this exercise in the act of viewing and being viewed, Acconci explores intuitive perception through intense concentration. Blindfolded, he stands against a wall, his nude back to the camera. The camera...

  • Three Frame Studies @ Vito Acconci. 1969-70

    12 décembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    THREE FRAME STUDIES 1969-70 Trois études qui exploitent le cadre d’un plan fixe obtenu à partir d’une caméra pour suggérer l’espace de différentes manières. 1 - Circle. La caméra fixe l’angle d’un champ que Vito Acconci traverse plusieurs fois à intervalles...

  • Prying @ Vito Acconci. 1971

    15 novembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    PRYINGS, 1971 Pryings est l’enregistrement vidéo d’une performance de Vito Acconci, réalisée en public avec Kathy Dillon dans une université new-yorkaise. L’artiste met en scène une situation où il cherche à ouvrir de force les yeux de la femme, qui s’obstine...

  • Hill Gary

    17 octobre 2008 ( #Biographies )

    Gary Hill is one of the most important contemporary artists investigating the relationships between words and electronic images -- an inquiry that has dominated the video art of the past decade. Originally trained as a sculptor, Hill began working in...

  • In Photography @ Ulay. 1997

    15 novembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    IN PHOTOGRAPHY (ULAY), 1997 Film 16 mm de Marjoleine Boonstra Film en 16 mm tourné et produit par Marjoleine Boonstra, In Photography est une autobiographie et une évocation du mode de travail d'Ulay sous forme d'anthologie filmée. Ce travail s'ouvre,...

  • Pull @ Vito Acconci. 1971

    15 novembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    PULL, 1971 1971, 32:37 min, b&w, sound In this documentation of a performance at New York University, an overhead camera circles above Acconci and Kathy Dillon. In a dark auditorium, Acconci walks in a circle around Dillon, while she moves in the center....

  • Under-History Lessons @ Vito Acconci. 1976

    15 novembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    UNDER-HISTORY LESSONS, 1976 1976, 21:25 min, Audio CD Playing both the teacher and the students, Acconci enacts a series of short lessons, from "Lesson 1: Let's Believe We're in This Together" to "Lesson 12: Let's be Oppressed," offering an ideosyncratic...

  • Three Adaptation Studies @ Vito Acconci. 1970

    15 novembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    THREE ADAPTATION STUDIES, 1970 1970, 8:05 min, b&w, silent, Super 8 film In these early film exercises, Acconci exhibits an almost childlike vulnerability that is at once comic and oddly effecting. In Blindfold Catching, a blindfolded Acconci reacts,...

  • Ten Packed Minutes @ Vito Acconci. 1977

    16 novembre 2010 ( #Arts sonores )

    TEN PACKED MINUTES, 1977 1977, 12:47 min, Audio CD Ten Packed Minutes is an eclectic audio collage of music, text, found sounds, and excerpts from the recordings of Leon Redbone, Cow Cow Davenport, Eric Dolphy, Karl Berger, and Ornette Coleman. Ten Packed...

  • Visions of a Disappearence @ Vito Acconci. 1973

    13 janvier 2011 ( #Performances )

    VISIONS OF A DISAPPEARENCE, 1 973, 25 min, b&w, sound. Visions of a Disappearance is a newly restored performance tape that was recorded in Naples, Italy, in 1973. Crouched in a corner, hemmed in by the video camera and a closed-circuit monitor showing...

  • Two Takes @ Vito Acconci. 1970

    15 novembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    TWO TAKES, 1970 Contrairement à la majorité des films Super 8 et des vidéos de Vito Acconci, Two Takes est une oeuvre sans émotion, où il traite de la prise de possession en tant que pulsion et non pas sous l’aspect du désir ou du plaisir de l’assouvissement....

  • The Gangster Sister @ Vito Acconci. 1977

    16 novembre 2010 ( #Arts sonores )

    THE GANGSTER SISTER, 1977, 7:50 min, Audio CD Originally installed in a makeshift "house" painted ,red, white, and blue, this provocative audio piece features Acconci addressing imaginary characters -- Mama, Daddy, Big Brother, Sister, and Jesus -- in...

  • Understone @ Vito Acconci. 1972

    15 novembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    link UNDERSTONE 1972 37:20 1972 In this now infamous tape, exemplary of his early transgressive performance style, Acconci sits and relates a masturbatory fantasy about a girl rubbing his legs under the table. Carrying on a rambling dialogue that shifts...

  • Turn On @ Vito Acconci. 1974

    15 novembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    TURN ON, 1974 Turn-On 21:56 1974 Acconci again confronts both the viewer's and his own expectations of his performance, saying, "I've waited for the perfect time, for the perfect piece, I'm tired of waiting... but no, you want me to have something readyfor...

  • The Red Tapes @ Vito Acconci. 1977

    12 janvier 2011 ( #Performances )

    THE RED TAPES, 1977 The Red Tapes est une vidéo long métrage en trois parties enregistrées sur trois bandes distinctes et destinées à être vidéoprojetées sur un grand écran. Cette oeuvre est une synthèse complexe de la recherche artistique de Vito Acconci...

  • Baldessary John

    17 octobre 2008 ( #Biographies )

    Biography A major figure in contemporary art, John Baldessari has been termed "one of the most influential artists to emerge since the mid-1960s." From his phototext canvases of the 1960s to his composite photo collages and installations of the 1980s,...

  • Jonas Joan

    11 décembre 2012 ( #Biographies )

    Biography An acclaimed multi-media performance artist, Joan Jonas is also a major figure in video art. From her seminal performance-based exercises of the 1970s to her later televisual narratives, Jonas' elusive theatrical portrayal of female identity...

  • Elke Allowing The Floor To Rise @ Bruce Nauman. 1973

    15 novembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    ELKE ALLOWING THE FLOOR TO RISE, 1973 Pour cette vidéo et sa contrepartie, enregistrée au même moment, Tony Sinking into the Floor, Face Up and Face Down, Bruce Nauman avait conçu une série d'exercices mentaux qu'il avait fait exécuter par des acteurs...

  • Violin Tuned D.E.A.D. @ Bruce Nauman. 1968

    21 décembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    VIOLIN TUNE D.E.A.D., Dans un espace clos, son studio, qui pourrait être le monde entier comme fond de décor, Bruce Nauman fixé au sol-mur à l'horizontale fait vibrer les accords de la M.O.R.T sur un violon. Réverbérations qui parcourent les méandres...

  • Bouncing Two Balls @ Bruce Nauman. 1967-68

    21 décembre 2010 ( #Performances )

    BOUNCING TWO BALLS, 1967-68 Bouncing Two Balls Between the Floor and Ceiling with Changing Rhythms 1967-68, 10 min, b&w, sound, 16 mm film In this film Nauman bounces two balls in the center of a square marked by tape on the studio floor. He throws them...

  • Allan's Allen's Complaint @ Nam June Paik & Shigeko Kubota. 1982

    19 septembre 2010 ( #Art vidéo - cinéma )

    ALLAN’S ALLEN’S COMPLAINT, 1982 Paik et Kubota nous parlent, dans cette bande, des relations difficiles entre deux fils, Allen Ginsberg, poète et performer, et Allan Kaprow, performer, et leurs pères respectifs Louis Ginsberg et Barnett Kaprow. Les deux...