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Sanja Iveković «Triangle»
Sanja Iveković, «Triangle», 1979
© Sanja Iveković

 Sanja Iveković

«The action takes place on the day of the President’s visit to the city, and it develops as intercommunication between three persons:
1. a person on the roof of a tall building across the street from my apartment;
2. myself, on the balcony;
3. a policeman in the street in front of the house.
Due to the cement construction of the balcony, only the person on the roof can actually see me and follow the action. My assumption is that this person has binoculars and a walkie-talkie apparatus. I notice that the policeman in the street also has a walkie-talkie.
The action begins when I walk out onto the balcony and sit on a chair, I sip whiskey, read a book, and make gestures as if I perform masturbation. After a period of time, the policeman rings my doorbell and orders the ‹persons and objects are to be removed from the balcony.›»

(source: Sanja Iveković, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb 1998, S. 27.)