Another Autointerview


Video, Mini Dv, PAL, 16:9, Color, Sound , 12’20’’

Voice: Scott Diskin. Performer: João Leonardo

Text by Lucas Samaras originally published in: Lucas Samaras, "Another Autointerview," in Samaras Album; Autointerview,  Autobiography, Autopolaroid, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art and Pace Editions, 1971, pp 5-7

The work is based on a text written in 1971 by the Greek-born American artist Lucas Samaras, were the artist interviews himself.  The piece is an interpretation of this text, presented as a one-channel video projection. The text is a long reflection on art, human relations and the meaning of life.

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Essay by Catarina Marto