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V3272

Undertone [excerpt]

Acconci, Vito. USA. 1972.

Title:
Undertone [excerpt]
Found on compilation title:
Surveying The First Decade, Vol. 1, Program 1
Director:
Acconci, Vito
Country:
USA
Year:
1972
Description:
1/2", VHS, NTSC.   viewing copy.
Short.   10 minutes.   b/w.   sound.   fullscreen
Language:
English
Genre:
Experimental / Avant Garde; Video Production
Notes:
Original duration 37 min 20 sec. Carrying on a rambling dialogue that shifts back and forth between the camera/spectator and himself, Acconci sexualizes the implicit contract between performer and viewer—the viewer serving as a voyeur who makes the performance possible by watching and completing the scene, believing the fantasy.
Status:
IN