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DVD, 49 mins., PAL, digi pack with booklet, 4 illustrations, saddle stitching

Publisher Note

The present edition appears in the series “Performance Saga, Interviews 01–08”, which collects recordings of conversations with female pioneers of performance art and provides insight into their self-image and thinking.
In the early 1960s, the American Carolee Schneemann found the canvas too narrow. She began to extend painting into space and use her body as a material. At Judson Church, New York, she realized groundbreaking performances with many actors, which she called Kinetic Theater. With Fuses, she created the first explicitly erotic film proposing an equal aesthetic of pleasure. To this day Carolee Schneemann keeps the border between the private and the political in motion.
In a conversation among female artists, Carolee Schneemann provides information about her work and tells of the conditions under which her work was created. A text booklet with a contribution by Katrin Grögel completes this DVD edition.

Artists’ Edition

Performance Saga, Interview 04, Carolee Schneemann

by Chris Regn, Andrea Saemann

Release Place Zurich, Switzerland
Release Date 2008
Writer: Katrin Grögel
Printrun 500
ISBN-13: ISBN 978-3-03746-115-0
Subform Video Edition
Dimensions 13.8 × 19.0 cm
Pages 32
Technique Offset Printing, Video