Pei May: “THE PIGS OF TODAY ARE THE HAMS OF TOMORROW”
CURATED BY THE “GRANDMOTHER OF PERFORMANCE ART” MARINA ABRAMOVIC
WE ARE PERFORMING OLD AND NEW WORKS
THEY WILL BE PERFORMED LIVE BOTH IN SECOND LIFE, HERE AT ODYSSEY,
AND IN PLYMOUTH, UK, DURING THE EVENT
FOR FOUR DAYS IN A RAW
SEVERAL HOURS EVERY DAY
AND THIS IS THE LAST DAY
Pei May: NOW WE ARE ABOUT TO REENACT OUR FIRST SYNTHETIC PERFORMANCE FOR TODAY
IT’S VITO ACCONCI’S “SEEDBED”
HE PERFORMED THIS PIECE IN NEW YORK, IN 1972
Pei May: I have dirty thoughts of you all
Penumbra Carter: /good:)
Helfe Ihnen: /Pen are we supposed to / everything?
SaveMe Oh: yes you all could help me
SaveMe Oh: instead of just standing there
SaveMe Oh: come under the floor
Helfe Ihnen: a voyeur is seldom active Saveme
Helfe Ihnen: we play audience/voyeur in this
Helfe Ihnen: Do you show the audience in Plymouth the view under the floor Franco?
Pei Twang: sure
Pei May: sure they are watching
Helfe Ihnen: was that to be seen in the real performance too?
Pei May: there is a video showing it
Helfe Ihnen: wikipedia says that he was hidden
Dekka Raymaker: well 1972 what do you expect
Penumbra Carter: we have come a long way
Helfe Ihnen: its not only a question of morality but - what interests me - of art concept
Dekka Raymaker: /I blame the internet
Helfe Ihnen: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7ygpc_vito-acconci-seedbed-1972_creation
Helfe Ihnen: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vito_Acconci
Fau Ferdinand: Abramovic did this one too, no ?
Pei Twang: yes she did it at the guggenheim
Pei May: I asked her about the sperm
Pei Twang: together with other historical performances
Fau Ferdinand: ahhahhahahahah
Pei May: and she told me that even women emits some sort of liquid
Fau Ferdinand: yes
Helfe Ihnen: haha - is that news??
SaveMe Oh: and is that liquid also bad for wooden floors?
Pei May: THE PERFORMANCE IS OVER
Pei May: THANKS EVERYBODY
Pei May: HOPE YOU ENJOYED IT