Contract for a body

Creator: 
Michel Journiac
Performer: 
Michel Journiac
Bibliographical sources: 

JOURNIAC Michel, in Artitudes International, #6/8, Decembre 73-Mars 74, p. 34.

Theoretical background: 

Les Contrat pour un Corps ont fait l’objet de plusieurs séries d’impression à tirage limité. Elles présentent systématiquement les consignes d’un ou des trois contrats, souvent en plusieurs langues, et une photographie ou sérigraphie d’un squelette ayant rempli un des contrats.

Occurence: 
Objets: 

Panneau accompagnant l'action

Technique description référence: 
Verso de l'impression donnant les consignes des trois actions possibles.
Documents: 

Carton d'invitation

Type: 
Imprimé
Technique description référence: 
Carton d'invitation
FERRER
Carton d'invitation
Michel Journiac | trace de la performance "Contrat pour un corps", 1973 | Carton d'invitation | © DR | courtesy Jean Ferrero
Carton d'invitation
Michel Journiac | trace de la performance "Contrat pour un corps", 1973 | Carton d'invitation | © DR | courtesy Jean Ferrero
Description: 

" Contract for a body

Transform your body into work of art

1st contract - You bet for the painting - Your skeleton is lacquered white
2nd contract - You bet for the object - Your skeleton is dressed in your clothes
3rd contract - You bet for the sociological fact: the gold standard - Your skeleton is gold-plated

Conditions

1 - Give up your body to Journiac
2 - Die

Journiac "

Contract for a Body were the object of several series of printing with limited edition. They present systematically the instructions of one or several three contracts, often in several languages, and a photography or a screenprinting of a skeleton having filled one of the contracts.