SHOWING WITHOUT GOING

Spectrums

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