Pariah
The Vasulkas, 1984, 26'09''

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In "Pariah" Tim Thompson performs a 26 minute theatrical monologue portraying a psychotic. The performance was based on workshops conducted with prisoners at a correctional facility and was taped by the Vasulkas. The disturbing monologues were displayed on a scan processor, the technical distortion of the image further heightening the disturbing nature of the performance.

  • Date: 1984
  • Length: 26'09''
  • Type: Video
  • Copyrights: All rights reserved (c) LIMA
  • Genre: performance (artwork genre), abstraction
  • Keywords: video (subject), psychology, performance (subject), paranoia, image, electronics