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PERFORMANCE 1964-1976 – SELECTIONS FROM THE EMST COLLECTION

07/09/2010 - 03/10/2010

ATHENS CONSERVATOIRE

Performance 1964-1976

Selections from the EMST Collection

Project Room

07/09/2010 – 03/10/2010

Curated By: Stamatis Schizakis

The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, presents the screening program “Performance 1964-1976, Selections from the EMST Collection”, from September 7 to October 3.
Through 17 Videos the program presents main themes that

Thought 17 videos this program presents different themes in performance art, like the chance element of early happenings, the relation with different artistic mediums and practices, the focus on the body and on gender and also the dematerialization of the artistic object but also the attempts of documentation through the media of film and video.

The screenings will take place in Project Room daily at museum opening times according to the timetable. Entrance is free

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7 / 14 / 21 / 28 September
Lawrence Weiner
Beached, 1970
Videotape, black and white, with sound
Duration 2΄30΄΄
Inv. No. 624/08

Dan Graham
Performer / Audience / Mirror , 1975
Videotape, black and white, with sound
Duration:  22΄52΄΄
Inv. No. 91/01

Bruce Nauman
Thighing (Blue), 1967
16mm colour film transferred to videotape, with sound
Duration 5΄
Inv. No. 29/2000

John Baldessari
Teaching a Plant the Alphabet, 1972
Video, black and white, with sound
Duration 18΄40΄΄
Inv. No. 630/08

8 / 15 / 22 / 29 September
Nam June Paik
with Jud Yalkut
TV Cello Premiere, 1971
Colour film transferred to videotape, silent
Duration 7΄25΄΄
Inv. No 9/2000

Peter Moore
Stockhausen’s Originale: Doubletakes, 1964-94
Βlack and white film transferred to videotape, with sound
Duration 30΄05΄΄
Inv. No. 636/08

Nam June Paik
Merce by Merce by Paik, 1978
in collaboration with Charles Atlas, Merce Cunningham, and Shigeko Kubota, 1978
Part One: Blue Studio: Five Segments with Merce

Cunningham and Charles Atlas, 1975-76
Part Two: Merce and Marcel with Shigeko Kubota, 1978
Videotape, colour, with sound
Duration 28΄45΄΄
Inv. No. 21-22/2000

9 / 16 / 23 / 30 September
Lars Movin
The Misfits – 30 years of Fluxus, 1993
Videotape, colour, with sound
Duration 79΄
Inv. No. 567/05

10 / 17 / 24 September & 1 October
Vito Acconci
Ρryings, 1971
Videotape, black and white with sound
Duration 17΄10΄΄
Inv. No 85/01

Carolee Schneemann
Up to and Including her Limits, 1976
Videotape, colour, with sound
Duration 25΄
Inv. No. 218/02

Martha Rosler
Semiotics of the Kitchen, 1975
Videotape, black and white, with sound
Duration 6΄ 12’’
Inv. No. 215/02

11 / 18 / 25 September &  2 October
Rebecca Horn
Performances I, 1970-1972
Documentation of 6 performances: Körperfarbe: Body painting: Red Limbs, Blue-Blue-Blue, Red Breast, Black Expansion, Hair Growth: Bad Dream, Cockfeathers,
Head Balance, Shoulder Extensions, Feather Instrument
16 mm film transferred to DVD, colour, with sound
Duration 19΄
Inv. No. 488.1-488.6/03

Rebecca Horn
Performances II, 1973
Documentation of 9 performances: Unicorn, Head Extension, White Body Fan, Finger Gloves, Feather Fingers, Gavin, Cockfeather Mask, Pencil Mask, Cockatoo Mask
16 mm film transferred to DVD, colour, with sound
Duration 36΄
Inv. No. 490.1-490.9/03

Dennis Oppenheim
Program One: Aspen Projects, 1970
Material Interchange, Identity Transfer, Rocked Hand, Compression – Fern (Hand), Pressure Piece #1, Glassed Hand, Compression – Poison Oak, Compression – Fern (Face), Leafed Hand
Video, black and white, colour, silent
Duration 30΄
Inv. No. 547/05-555/05

Dennis Oppenheim
Program Two, 1970
Extended Armour, Gingerbread Man, Nail Sharpening, Toward Becoming a Devil, Rocked Stomach, Fusion: Tooth and Nail
Video black and white, colour, silent
Duration 14΄56΄΄
Inv. No. 556/05-561/05

12 / 19 / 26 September &  3 October
Vito Acconci
Home Movies, 1973
Videotape, black and white, with sound
Duration 32΄19΄΄
Inv. No 86/01

Chris Burden
Documentation of Selected Works, 1971-1974
Videotape, colour, black and white, sound
Duration 34΄38΄΄
Inv. No. 88/01

 

John Baldessari, Teaching a Plant the Alphabet, 1972
Βιντεοστιγμιότυπο / Video still
Photo: Courtesy of Electronic Arts Intermix, New York

 

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