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Vito Acconci Work Pieces From 1970 To 1982
Acconci reviews his work from 1970 to 1982. He begins by explaining how he started as a writer. First he describes what thoughts...

Vito Acconci Work Pieces From 1970 To 1982

November 11, 1982 | Video Lecturer:

Acconci reviews his work from 1970 to 1982. He begins by explaining how he started as a writer. First he describes what thoughts and circumstances made him switch disciplines to become an artist. He explains the evolution of his work, and how each one of his projects evolves into the next one. He describes the projects in detail, and tries to reproduce the users experience by doing live performances and descriptions of the audio of several installations. He focuses specially on the questions he asks himself after a project is finished and how these thoughts lead him to the next stage of his work.

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Acconci begins by explaining how he started as a writer. At first he describes what thoughts and circumstances made him switch...
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Acconci explains the next stage of his work. The 1970s pieces are about him--Acconci uses his own presence and applies stress to...
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Acconci explains his last example of live presence installation called “Reception Room,” Spring 1973. He reproduces the...
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Acconci describes a project from 1976. He claims that he starts trying to work with exhibition spaces where people are going to...
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Acconci explains why he decided to stop doing site-specific projects and moved into pieces that have portability. He shows some...