martes, 7 de mayo de 2013

The Story Behind a Video

Imagine the story behind this video:

who? 
where? 
when?
what?
why?



Who?

Performance artists Marina Abramovic and Frank Uwe Laysiepen, known in the world of art as Ulay.

where? 

the MOMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York

when? 

2010

what?

Marina was performing "The Artist is Present" as part of a show; it consisted of sharing a minute of silence with each stranger who sat in front of her. Ulay arrived and the video shows what happened

why? 

Marina and Ulay had lived an intense love story in the 70s. Before they broke up, they walked the Great Wall of China, each from one end, and met in the middle. They hugged and decided never to see each other again.

Read about this romance in Flavorwire

How would you describe what you felt while you were watching the video? And when you read the story behind it? 


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