John Bock


I have developed four constructions for Documenta: a stage, a storage, a tilted video-beam room, and a tent for video cutting. During the ten weeks, I am doing "action plays" (with actors) and lectures (alone). These are filmed, edited, and then projected by video beam or shown on a monitor. There are more action plays around Kassel as well. The photograph here shows the stage on which we rehearse. The performances take place outside; the rooms are open, without walls. The props are not fixed but stored and then brought out for use when necessary. These objects are being transformed by the influence of the weather and from use during the performances.