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Title

Touch cinema

1969

Artist

Valie Export

Austria

17 May 1940 –

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  • Details

    Alternative title
    Tapp und Tastkino
    Date
    1969
    Media category
    Time-based art
    Materials used
    digital tape (betacam) shown as single channel digital video, black and white, sound
    Dimensions
    duration: 00:01:08 min; aspect ratio: 4:3
    Credit
    Mervyn Horton Bequest Fund 2007
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    312.2007
    Copyright
    © Valie Export. Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York.
    Artist information
    Valie Export

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    '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

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication