Between performance and theater

Vito Acconci passed away last Friday, the 28th, at 77. Acconci’s performances were partly responsible for my interest in staged photography, which then developed into an interest in durational performance, again inspired by Acconci, Tehching Hsieh and Marina & Ulay’s performances. When I heard the news about Acconci’s death I remembered something he once said about Marina Abramovic’s retrospective…

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┐ The House With the Ocean View └

This post serves the sole purpose of sharing documentation about my favorite Marina Abramovic’s performance: “The House with the Ocean View”. There are not many photographs available on the web, so here is a a contribution. photo documentation (day 1 – day 4) photographs by Attilio Maranzano photo documentation (day 5 – day 8) photographs…

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Body and Sexuality

© Hans Bellmer O elemento feminino é ao mesmo tempo um elemento museológico e um objecto de desejo, uma distorção das relações humanas, uma falsa perpetuação da vida, um sonho (pesadelo?) em tempo real. O homem tenta recriar a mulher conforme a sua vontade. A tentativa de preencher uma lacuna afectiva, a satisfação do desejo…

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