Der Lauf Der Dinge (1987)
Fichli/Weise Fire, water, law of gravity as well as chemistry determine the life-cycle of objects - of things. It brings about a story concerning cause and effect, mechanism and art, improbability and precision.
LAURIE ANDERSON - KOKOKU
From HOME OF THE BRAVE. 1984
High Line Art Performance: Channa Horwitz, ‘Poem Opera / The Divided Person’
Re-staging an artwork that was originally performed in 1978, artist Channa Horwitz directs eight vocalists in reading from 25-foot-long scripts to the reckless beat of a metronome.
Each script describes a dichotomy of human character: inner/outer, young/old, happy/sad, dreamer/realist. In an ordered cacophony, the performance highlights the infinite combinations between order and chance