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Valie Export «Fixed Identity»
Valie Export, «Fixed Identity», 1972

 Valie Export
«Fixed Identity»

In a series of 'body configurations', geometric figures such as circles, lines and squares serve Valie Export as reference points and counterpoles to the body – as seen in this mimetic matching of the body to the triangle. At the same time, however, this configuration of body and environment visualizes an internal state.