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Diasporic Body
made in collaboration with Alan Schacher                                                                                                                                                     

20 min video loop, number and dimensions of screens variable, silent, 2007

With references to classical western sculpture, a naked male body manipulates a grey blanket. The blanket is the diasporic body's only shelter and comfort, the simplest form of clothing, its protection and its shroud.

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performer: Alan Schacher

originally created as a performance for the Da Dao Live Art Festival, Beijing, 2007, 2007