Christof Migone - Disgust Display Series - The Spit Museum
  Year :   2006
  Location :   Canada
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  Spit (1998) text. Christof Migone Spit (1997-1998) bottle. Christof Migone Waterways: Four Saliva Studies (2001) CD cover. Vito Acconci/undo CD in custom cardboard box with video stills of each Acconci study covered by hand in silver paint + dried spit on inside cover. Design by Christof Migone and Alexandre St-Onge. Waterways: Four Saliva Studies (2001) CD audio. Vito Acconci/undo This release includes the soundtrack to Acconci’s 1971 video “Waterways: Four Saliva Studies” + a remix by undo (Christof Migone and Alexandre St-Onge) entitled “Vito Acconci’s undoing.” Waterways: Four Saliva Studies (1971) (22:27) Vito Acconci Description of the video from EAI: Waterways comprises four minimalist exercises in which Acconci explores the formal, visual and dynamic properties of saliva in a controlled performance situation. Using extreme close-ups and amplified sound to force the viewer into the space of his body, he experiments with his mouth as a container for saliva, holding it in as long as possible, trying to catch it in his hands. By using a bodily fluid as art-making material, Acconci pushes the anti-aesthetic of body art to its radical extreme.