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Video and Language/Video as Language

November 22 – December 30, 1987

 
Rene Pulfer and Herbert Fritsch
Ohne Titel, 1983
Video installation in the gallery
17 min. loop, color, stereo
 
For 45 minutes, Herbert Fritsch attempts to hold a beaming smile directed at the viewer. The last seventeen minutes of the smile are excerpted on the tape revealing all the pain and discomfort. The changing facial expressions graphically illustrate these muscles? role in communication.
 

   
   
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