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'Hold your breath for as long as possible Light a candle. Hold your finger in the flame for as long as possible', 1972.
Black and white film, 3:28 duration
Inhibodress Gallery, Woolloomooloo, Sydney
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Purchased 1973
Performer: Mike Parr
16 mm Camera: Ian Stocks
Sound: Aggy Read.

Ritual and Extreme Actions: Performance Art and its Context

Dr Anne Marsh, Professorial Research Fellow at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, discusses performance art in Australia and internationally with a focus on ritual practice and extreme body actions. This talk will be informed by Mike Parr’s current exhibition at the NGA ‘Foreign Looking‘.

WhenSaturday 24 September at 2PM
WhereNational Gallery of Australia, James O Fairfax Theatre
CostFree but you need to book
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