Gompertz, Jeff

Jeff Gompertz (USA)

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    Video title:

    “For Display Only”
    2007, 1:45

    Documentation of a performance/installation that took place at the
    798 Arts festival, Beijing China, May/June 2007.
    ‘…on the subject of Beijing beauty salons, the live installation ‘For Display Only’
    features 60 barber shop poles configured into an elaborate light display
    and a series of rooms with live cast that conjure up the atmosphere
    of the beauty salons, without passing any moral judgement.’
    Media: barberpoles, glass windows, sound, choreography.
    Performer/Choreographer: Yoko Taketani

    This video participates in
    CologneOFF IV – Here We Are!
    4th edittion of Cologne Online Film Festival 2008
    LAB program series