SHOWING WITHOUT GOING

Spectrums

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