Exercises in Resistance

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  • Exercises in Resistance

  • Artist: Carl Eisaesser
  • Year: 2018
  • Duration: 24:00:00
  • Country: Canada
  • 24 – 1 hour video performances.

    After Trump got elected, I started these Exercises in Resistance as a means to bring a practice closer to me when I felt completely disabled from producing more ambitious work. They evolved into one-hour intentions of vulnerability; a commitment to stay open despite and alongside of-----.

    They are silly, somewhat embarrassing, but done with my complete self-present at any time of day and in any action or gesture: waiting for a thunderstorm that never materializes, exploring the sensations of my freezer, confronting the LED light outside my apartment, mapping my apartment with a candle late at night and many others.

  • Accession #: 7093
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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