SHOWING WITHOUT GOING

Spectrums

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