Mouth Piece
Arnulf Rainer, 1975, 6'52''

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In the work Mouth Piece, Rainer is observing himself on a monitor that is standing underneath the camera. He studies his mouth as it moves, feels his face with his fingers and looks at himself with a moving lack of inhibition. He does not speak, but his mouth certainly attains a direct form of communication.

  • Date: 1975
  • Length: 6'52''
  • Type: Video
  • Copyrights: All rights reserved (c) LIMA
  • Genre: performance (artwork genre)
  • Keywords: body, communication, identity, language