Valie Export

(Austria 17 May 1940 – )

Touch cinema

Location
Not on display
Further information

'Touch cinema' is a document of Valie Export's famous street performance, in which the public was invited to touch her inside a curtained box attached to the artist's upper torso. The work is a witty and confrontational comment on the objectification of women's bodies.
(Electronic Arts Intermix website http://www.eai.org access 7/9/11)

Year
1969
Media
Time-based media, Video
Medium
single channel digital video, black and white, sound
Dimensions
total: 00:01:08 min
Credit
Mervyn Horton Bequest Fund 2007
Accession number
312.2007
Copyright
© Valie Export. Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York.