Sleeping

Series: 
Gestes (1958-1972)
Performance type: 
Action
Description: 

In a public place, Ben stations a bed on a platform, and before the public’s arrival, he takes some sleeping pills. This action, performed for the first time in Nice, will be redone in 1969 at the gallery Sigma in Bordeaux as well as in 1972 at the Documenta de Kassel.

Ben | photographie de la performance "Dormir", 1966 | © Ben - ADAGP, Paris 2012 | photographie : © DR | courtesy de l'artiste
Creator: 
Ben
Performer: 
Ben
Bibliographical sources: 
in Ben "Gestes", Bischofberger, Zürich, 1973, non paginé
Producer: 
Ben
Occurence: 
Starting date: 
1966
Adress: 
Nice
France
Objets: 

acrylique et photographies sur panneau

Technique description référence: 
acrylique et photographies sur panneau
75 x 75 cm
Ben | trace de la performance "Dormir", 1966 | © Ben - ADAGP, Paris 2012
Notes: 
les panneaux en bois se rapportant à la série <em>Gestes</em> ont été réalisés de 1971 à 1973