Vito Acconci, performance and video artist, has created seminal works of art in the truest sense of the word. Particularly considering his most notorious performance, "Seedbed" (1971), which involved Acconci masturbating on the Sonnabend Gallery floor. For "Seedbed" Acconci performed beneath a sloped
Paul Chan lives and works in New York. His recent solo exhibitions have been presented at the New Museum, New York (2008); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, (2007); Serpentine Gallery, London (2007); The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, (2006-07); Portikus, Frankfurt, (2006); Magasin 3, Stockholm
Raumtaktik is a Berlin firm founded in 2003 by Friedrich von Borries and Matthias Böttger and set up to pursue an investigation of space and spatial intervention. They are involved in research, exhibits and installations exploring 'process based architecture'.
Both architects are concerned with
In an Eisenstein film, loose, metaphorical associations displace narrative continuity: images related only by analogy cut up chronological sequences. Physical action is by turns slowed down to a grueling pace and sped up to a frenzy. In every respect, Sergei Eisenstein's films are challenging. And ye