SHOWING WITHOUT GOING

Spectrums

Responsibility
Artist
Host
Performer
Non-human
Human
Identity of Artist
Known
Anonymous
Big / Little Brother
sense of guide's strong authority and control
sense of vulnerability / fragility in the guide, he/she/it needs our assistance
Mode of transmission
Experiential (i.e. physical, relational, immersive....)
Transference (i.e. representation, audience as observer....)
Location
Familiar
Unfamiliar
Duration
A moment
Infinity
Sensorial experience
One sense
Multiplicity of senses
Travel
On foot
By plane
Awareness of artifice, absence, (a)liveness
Aware / sure
Unaware / unsure
Site
Neutral
Site-responsive / site-specific
Laziness as
selective participation
energy management
Engagement Period
One Performance / Workshop
Weekly sessions / Yearly Collaborations
Responsibility
Individual
Shared
Control of participation
Guided / precise / careful / minimal
Anarchic / messy / unpredictable / expansive
Presence
Artist absent
Artist present
The experience of participation as
Affirmative
Antagonistic
Technical Requirements
No Use of Technology Necessary
Advanced & Hi-Technology Necessary
Preparation
Unrehearsed
Rehearsed
Audience
Spectator
Co-creator
Responsibility
Artist
Audience
Absence
Imposed
Chosen
Addressing absence and distance in the work
Address as an explicit content
Address as implicit content
Required availability of the artist
Completely available
Completely unneccesary
Active audience
mentally active
physical active
Adaptation
Existing form
Showing Without Going
Control
Lost
Total
Audience
witnessing
spectating
Absence as
compromise
benefit
Situation with audience
Risky
Predictable
Experience
Individual
Collective
Format
Fixed / pre-recorded
Live / responsive
Relationship with audience
Trusting
Controlling
Technology as
Tool
Co-creator
Space & Connectivity
Offline
Online
Authorship
Copyright
Open Source