buchloh on robert watts

Posted by Rachel Greene | Sun Jun 9th 2002 1 a.m.

to be embedded in reficiation and to return to it with a sense of
compensatory suspension is one way to describe certain fluxus and happening
activities as well. one articulation occurs in the game or the gag, and the
ludic principal would now be proposed as the only access to a ritual of
transgression. another is the happening model of social participation which
never transcends anything but the totality of inertia and
instrumentalization that determine everybody's everyday life..."

benjamin h.d. buchloh -- from "robert watts: animate objects - inanimate

miriam and ira d. wallach art gallery, columbia university, new york, 1999
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