7 Dec 13 – 30 Mar 14, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
A 38-calibre pistol lies on a table in front of the artist Tania Bruguera as she begins her lecture on politically charged art. When she gets to the end of the first page of her presentation, at the Jeu de Paume in Paris, she grabs the gun, loads a bullet, rolls the drum, points it to her head and presses the trigger. Nothing happens. Bruguera continues reading, and repeats the action two more times, at the end of every page. She re-staged the performance, called Self-Sabotage, the same year at the 53rd Venice Biennial, 2009, where she fired...
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