SHOWING WITHOUT GOING

Spectrums

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