Titles with or about Vito Acconci


1971, 3 min, color, silent, Super 8mm film on video

The camera frames the artist's head. Two hands, palms pressed together, aim at the artist's face and hit the wall right behind him. His eyes close instinctively. Trying to keep his eyes open, he slowly gains, and then loses again, control of his eye movements.


This is a video transfer of a work initially shot on film. This is best shown as a projection, to reflect the original medium.
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