The turtle

Creator: 
Emmanuel Benichou
Performer: 
Emmanuel Benichou
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Objets: 

corde

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corde

2 palettes

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2 palettes

matelas

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matelas

casque intégrale

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casque intégrale
Description: 

The turtle: at a course presentation at the Villa Arson, I am tied up, jammed between two platforms of merchandise, I let myself fall backwards. The objective will be to escape in the manner of Houdini; it’s a test of strength, the stunned audience is watching a “delivery.”

Emmanuel Benichou | photographie de la performance "La tortue", 2000 | © Emmanuel Benichou | photographie : © DR | courtesy de l'artiste