SHOWING WITHOUT GOING

Spectrums

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