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This examination of the importance of cutting techniques for the constitution of reality in film is one of Valie Export's first expanded cinema performances. But no filmstrip is cut – she uses material like paper or the human body. In 'Opening', the first part, a window projected onto a paper screen is opened through incisions made into the screen. Later, a film is projected onto a hirsute male chest, and a vertical strip of flesh shaved clean with a razor-blade and exposed. The programme further includes a provocative public presentation of fellatio, along with a homage to Marshall McLuhan in the cut-out words 'the content of writing is speech'.