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Acconci, Vito Hannibal, 1940-  Search this
Dillon, Kathy  Search this
1971 October
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
2 video reel : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. ; 1 hr., 3 min., 37 sec.
A 2-channel video created as part of the <em>Artists' Videotape Performances</em> exhibition.<br>From the original program notes: "Remote Control is described by the artist as a 'private activity for two persons, in two enclosures.'the artist and a girl are sitting in separate boxes viewing each other on monitors. 'My aim will be to control the girl's mental framework and behavior -- lead her to perform particular actions on herself inside her cramped private space. I will be constantly talking and using my body in an attempt to manipulate her...'." Features Acconci and Kathy Dillon.
Vito Hannibal Acconci and Kathy Dillon. Remote control, 1971 October. Exhibition records of the Contemporary Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art, 1943-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Conceptual art  Search this
Performance art  Search this
Video art  Search this
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Exhibition records of the Contemporary Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art, 1943-1975
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Archives of American Art