“Vocabulary” questions the language we are induced to use when discussing art. I went to the bookstore of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona (MACBA), to the section on ‘Theory’. I read widely and broadly, noting commonly used terms and especially those with a common meaning lifted to new heights by the artistic vocabulary (Text, for example). I wrote all these words in large format across a scroll of paper, and read these aloud as though they were one continuous sentence, until they meant nothing. I poured blue paint of a tone approximating Klein International Blue over my head, then intervened in the scroll with my painted body. I ended by burning a portion of the paper in a metal bucket.
Performance Sites: Second Jornada of Action Art of Pumarejo, Sevilla, Spain, Soapbox Performance Art Salon, Hillyer Arts Space, Washington, DC