SHOWING WITHOUT GOING

Spectrums

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