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MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ: 512 HOURS │ Serpentine Gallery, London → 25 August 2014

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“In a ynīc wrc crietd fr ɖ Srpntîn, ɖ inṭnašnli aclemd ātist Mrīna Abraṃvič wl pfwm in ɖ Gaḷri fr ɖ jrešn v hr xibišn: 10am t 6pm, 6 dez a wīc. Crietñ ɖ simplist v invîrnmnts in ɖ Gaḷri spêsz, Abraṃvič’z onli mtirı̣lz wl b hrslf, ɖ ōdı̣ns n a ṣlẋn v props ɖt š me or me nt yz. On arîvl, vizitrz wl bʈ litṛli n meṭforicli līv ɖer bagij bhnd in ōdr t entr ɖ xibišn: bagz, jacits, ilectronic iqipmnt, wočz n camṛz me nt acumṗni ɖm.

Ɖ public wl bcm ɖ pfwmñ bodi, ptisipetñ in ɖ dlivri v an unpresdentd mmnt in ɖ histri v pfwmnsāt.

Mrīna Abraṃvič z a pạnir v pfwmns az an ātfwm, yzñ hr ôn bodi az subjct n objct, š hz pšt ɖ fizicl n mentl limits v hr biyñ. Ɖs z ɖ frst mêjr pfwmns bî Abraṃvič sns hr monymntl pìs Ɖ Ātist z Preznt, at ɖ Myziym v Modn Āt, Ny Ywc, in 2010, in ẇč vizitrz wr invîtd t sit in sîḷns oṗzit ɖ ātist n gêz intu hr îz fr an unspesifîd amânt v tîm. Abraṃvič pfwmd ɖs wrc evri de fr ʈri munʈs.

Ɖ perd-dân nêčr v ɖs xibišn corispondz t Abraṃvič’z intrest in ɖ historicli wel-istablišt rlešnšp btwn āt n nuʈñṇs; vižl ātists includñ Roḅt Bari, Jon Cêj, Mẹri Eḷn Caṛl, Roḅt Ŕwin, Ìv Clîn, Gŭstav Metsgr n Yôco Ôno (t nem onli a vri fy) hv ol xplord ɖ nošn v mtirı̣l absns wɖn ɖer practis. Ɖ îdīa v emtiṇs – v miniṃlizm, rduẋn n simpliṣti – plez an intrinsic rôl in Abraṃvič’z ôn wrc, n hz incrisñli led t mr n mr v ls n ls, a loñstandñ em ɖt š rcwdd in hr Ātist’s Lîf manifsto v 2009. It z ɖs jrni twdz iṃtiriaḷti ɖt hz led hr t ɖs ynīc mmnt in hr wrc, ẇr š wl cmit t an unscriptd n impṛvîzd pfwmns in ɖ gaḷrīspês.

In ɖ ŕli 1970z, az a yuñ ātist in Belgred, Abraṃvič bgan xplorñ ɖ rlešnšp btwn ātist n ōdı̣ns. Sns 1978 š hz cnductd a siriz v wrcšops wɖ ātstydnts, yzñ a siriz v simpl xsîzz t incris fizicl n mentl awerṇs. Ovr ɖ cws v hr c̣rir, Abraṃvič hz cntinyd t dveḷp ɖz wrcšops, xpandñ ɖer scôp t rīč a jenṛl public, ʈru ɖ Mrīna Abraṃvič Instityt.

Ɖ xibišn bî Ed Atcinz têcs plês cncuṛntli at ɖ Srpntîn Saclr Gaḷri, brññ tgɖr tu xtrōdnri ātists fṛm dfṛnt jeṇrešnz hu fôc̣s on pfwmns, ɖ bodi n lanĝj.”

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