SHOWING WITHOUT GOING

Spectrums

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