Dance Around A Tree (Tanz um eine Baum)

Ulrike Rosenbach

1979, 30:00 minutes, B&W, colour


This action was performed at the Biennale, Sydney, Australia on the 20th of April,1979, at dusk between 17:00 and 17:45 hours. Rosenbach rolls around a large tree, her arms stretched out above her head. With a sword she knocks down oblong mirrors stuck in the ground at 90 cm intervals. The cable of the camera attached to her arm wraps around Rosenbach's legs until she is tied close to the tree.

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