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TOTART: Natalia Abalakova & Anatoly Zhigalov

window-2. TOTART

WINDOW-2. TOTART

WINDOW-2

Performance

1983, October, 21

Location: Enclosed yard in front of S.Sohransky and I.Makarevitch stidio in the centre of Moscow.

Duration: an hour

Material: Man and woman, a curtained window, a slide, a slideprojector.

Audiotape: noise of voices, silence.

Illumination: Projection of artistists’ images or light from window/

Abalakova’s and Zhigalov’s portraits are projected on the window curtain, artists are standing in the yard in front of the window looking at their images a crowd behind them. A chorus of voices is heard from the window (2 min.) then silence. The work ends when double image is getting disperced, light becomes dim fade, voices unheard.

Text of leaflets:

TOTART

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“Window-2”

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Natalia Abalakova and Anatoly Zhigalov.

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O, wonder!

How many goodly creatures are there here!

How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,

That has such people in’t!

Shakespear, “The Tempest”, V,I

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1983, October, 15

Moscow

 

 

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