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Sally Fisher

Space Transformation
July 26 – August 07, 1976

 

Saturday, July 17, 1976, 12:00 pm

John Schact

Ritual Embrace

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 

To define space through the development of ritual.

Determination of ritual dictated by limitations of cubic enclosure.

Space altered for ritual use by crew of seven workers.

Ritual evolved by suspending subjecct in body harness from center of cube.

Ritual realized by securing subject's limbs to walls of cube in geometric configuration.

Ritual limitation established by inability of subject to continue.

Ritual formalized by videotape and photographic documentation.

Ritual organized by editorial manipulation of video and photographic documentation.
John Schact

 

   
   
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