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The choice of the place, a camping site, is emblematic for the artist, in a tourist city like Venice where the influence of tourists from all over the world is remarkable. This place represents a no-man's land for the artist. In military suit together with another performer, with a red arm band on their arms marked with two letters UN Utopia Nations, in front of the entrance barrier, they assumed the position of control and security. Practically in defense of nothing.
Camping Venezia Village, Mestre (Venezia, Italy), 2008
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It has happened during the opening days of the Biennale d'Architettura di Venezia 2008.

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anderesformat
video hd, video still, arm bands, berets
camera
Lisi, Riccardo
dauer
45:00
doctype
Dokumentation einer Performance/Aktion / Documentation of a performance/action
eventcurator
Lisi, Riccardo; Casati, Marta
eventplace
Camping Venezia Village, Mestre (Venezia, Italy)
festival
Seek Refuge
function
Artist
jahrgang
1955
medium
Video 4:3
performers
Fadhil, Al; Lisi, Riccardo
remark
sprache
eng