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1 h | b/w, moni | Edition / Production: VDB Chicago | Archive / Collection: ZKM Videosammlung, Karlsruhe

 Bruce Nauman
«Violin Tuned D.E.A.D.»

In this tape, Nauman stands with his back to the camera and repetitively draws the bow across the strings of a violin tuned d, e, a, d. Perhaps more than any other exercise, this tape demonstrates the sense of anticipation built up in the viewer, as we wait for Nauman to walk, to turn around, to play music, ... to do something.