CHARLOTTE MOORMAN & NAM JUNE PAIK

Charlotte Moorman & Nam June Paik: 26' 1. 1499 for a String Player (1955) (1964); Opera Sextronique by Nam June Paik (1967); Paper, Cello TV (1990); Plexiglas Cello TV (1989); Chamber Music (1975). Courtesy Fondazione Bonotto.

Charlotte Moorman: Selected images of a performance of Giuseppe Chiari's Per Arco (1983) and Bomb cello (1984). Courtesy Fondazione Bonotto.

Nam June Paik & Charlotte Moorman: Guadalcanal Requiem (1977). Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix.

Curated by Fondazione Bonotto.

 

Charlotte Moorman & Nam June Paik. Exhibition view of 26'1. 1499 for String Player - Human Cello (1955) (1964) at the III Venice International Performance Art Week 2016. Courtesy Fondazione Bonotto. Photograph by VestAndPage.

 

Charlotte Moorman. Detail of the exhibition view of the sculpture Bomb Cello (1984) at the III Venice International Performance Art Week 2016. Courtesy Fondazione Bonotto. Photograph by VestAndPage.

 

Charlotte Moorman & Nam June Paik. Exhibition view at the III Venice International Performance Art Week 2016. Courtesy Fondazione Bonotto. Photograph by VestAndPage.

 

 

Charlotte Moorman (born 1933 in Little Rock, Arakansas, US) is an American artist and cellist. Involved in the field of performance art and part of the Fluxus movement, in 1963 she founded the Annual Avant Garde Festival of New York, which presented the experimental music of the Fluxus group and Happenings alongside performance, kinetic art, and video art. She worked with several well-known artists, including Nam June Paik (1932-2006), American artist born in Korea. Internationally recognized as a pioneer of video art, his multidisciplinary work goes from video- sculpture to installations, performances and TV productions. His presence and influence due to his innovative and visionary ideas continue to inspire new artists generation.

The VENICE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART WEEK presents the following works in exhibition:

• Charlotte Moorman & Nam June Paik: 26' 1. 1499 for a String Player (1955) (1964); Opera Sextronique by Nam June Paik (1967); Paper, Cello TV (1990); Plexiglas Cello TV (1989); Chamber Music (1975).

• Charlotte Moorman: Selected images of a performance of Giuseppe Chiari's Per Arco (1983) and Bomb cello (1984).

• Nam June Paik & Charlotte Moorman: Guadalcanal Requiem (1977).

 

 


 
 
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