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Title

Lip sync

1969

Artist

Bruce Nauman

United States of America

06 Dec 1941 –

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  • Details

    Date
    1969
    Media category
    Time-based art
    Materials used
    digital tape (betacam) shown as single channel digital video, black and white, sound
    Dimensions
    duration: 00:57:00 min; aspect ratio: 4:3
    Credit
    Mervyn Horton Bequest Fund 2007
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    309.2007
    Artist information
    Bruce Nauman

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    With the camera mounted upside down, framing only his mouth and neck, Nauman repeats the phrase "lip sync" over and over in loud whisper. Sound and image are intentionally unsynchronized, while the upside-down view of his lips and tongue in action provides a further disorienting quality to the work.
    (Electronic Arts Intermix, http://www.eai.org accessed 7/9/11)

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

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