Synthetic Ritual @ Darryl Sapien. 1971.

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Sapien Darryl Synthetic Ritual 1971

- SAPIEN Darryl, Synthetic Ritual, San Francisco Art Institute. 1971. Performed with Michael Hinton.

« Opposing forces, represented by two performers painted opposite colors, emerge from walls at either end of a room. Blindfolded and connected to ropes extending from the walls they meet at the center of the room inside a circle of steer manure where they begin a physical interaction. Gradually the encounter escalates from blind exploration to a contest of strength. Soon the performers begin to wrestle and as they struggle on the ground the opposite colors of their bodies blend into a uniform gray. »

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