Talking to Myself

Vito Acconci, Command Performance, 1974

Vito Acconci, Command Performance, 1974

In the late 1960s, poet Vito Acconci began exploring single-channel stationary video works within the context of conceptual performance, taking a psychologically vivid, self-reflexive approach. Command Performance (1974) follows a series in which the artist speaks to an off-screen actor; with varying degrees of dominance, Acconci provides instructions, demands, and feedback. Go to Source
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2019-04-12T03:05:10+02:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |