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Collection

Valie Export

(Austria 17 May 1940 – )

Title
Touch cinema
Year
1969
Media categories
Time-based media, DVD, Video
Materials used
video, black and white, sound, 01:08 min
Dimensions
Credit
Mervyn Horton Bequest Fund 2007
Accession number
312.2007
Location
Not on display
Further information

'Touch Cinema' is a document of Valie Export's famous street performance, in which the public was invited to touch her inside a curtained box attached to the artist's upper torso. The work is a witty and confrontational comment on the objectification of women's bodies.
(Electronic Arts Intermix website http://www.eai.org access 7/9/11)

Exhibition history (1)

2008 Biennale of Sydney: revolutions-forms that turn, Artspace, Woolloomooloo, 18 Jun 2008–07 Sep 2008