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Sanded Steps, Standing Over Stones - Embodied Cartographies - Bath, 2017

posted on 2021-03-28, 12:35 authored by Robert LuzarRobert Luzar
Sanded Steps, Standing Over Stones is a live art work that rethinks ‘trace’ and ‘event’ in historical––and ongoing aporetic––situations that become self-effacing and unhappening. It uses self-effacing gestures such as the sweeping of sand, and audience participation in enunciating found-words from texts and slogans, to trace cultural revolutions and social demonstrations from May ’68 to Occupy––and asks whether such events insist or desist in happening today.

This item contains photographic documentation of the first iteration of the art work, performed at the Embodied Cartographies Symposium in Bath in 2017.

Photographs courtesy of Ryan Wynn. Used with permission.

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