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performance with graphite on round table, chair                 

performed at HaHaus, Pasadena

duration:  approximately 10 minutes

Prior to the performance, the top surface of the table was prepared with graphite, polished to a reflective surface.  During the performance, I put powdered graphite approximately two inches from the outside edge of the table.  I then sat on the chair and stretched my arms as far as possible gathering the powdered graphite toward my head forming a silhouette of it.  I stood up and walked away.

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© Barbara Berk 2012                                                                                                                             brkrr@mac.com