17 May 1940 -
'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)
Tapp und Tastkino
video, black and white, sound, 01:08 min
Mervyn Horton Bequest Fund 2007
© Valie Export. Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York.
Shown in 2 exhibitions
2008 Biennale of Sydney: revolutions-forms that turn, Artspace, Woolloomooloo, 18 Jun 2008–07 Sep 2008
See you at the barricades, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 May 2015–29 Nov 2015
Referenced in 1 publication
Macushla Robinson, See you at the barricades, Sydney, 2015, 21 (illus.), 46.