SHOWING WITHOUT GOING

Spectrums

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