A list of performance-based artworks that have been rejected by curators at various venues worldwide. An on-line vote via the MTAA website will determine which performance will be created. Documentation of the performance and voting process is shown as the final work.
MTAA’s “10 Pre-Rejected, Pre-Approved Performances” will be included in “ARTISTS SPACE: Empty Space with Exciting Events Performance” in conjunction with Performa ‘05, December 13 - December 17, 2005.
|Midnight In The Deli
An installation is created with $100 worth of materials bought at the nearest 24-hour ATM-enabled deli or convienance store. The materials are purchased at midnight.
|23 (17.04 %)|
|Null And Void
MTAA will be available to destroy or deem "artistically void" artworks by any artist at the artist's written request.
|19 (14.07 %)|
Play the Pixies' "Debaser" on a bass in the basement of a military base while wearing a baseball hat and drinking a Bass.
|18 (13.33 %)|
|Portable Blue Sky
Balloons with bright, blue lights attached follow MTAA around.
|15 (11.11 %)|
In a public space, MTAA will install a shelf with a one-gallon jug of Gallo wine and 100 plastic cups.
|13 (9.63 %)|
Make large paintings of a couch, a mattress, a puppy and a little boy in a video arcade. Leave them out on the street.
|13 (9.63 %)|
Teach a class on improv computer-based and real-world performance art as an artwork.
|12 (8.89 %)|
|Ben's Live Dramatic Reading of Star Wars Episode 4
Yes, it's basically what it says. Our friend Ben and a bunch of bad actors reading a script in a public space (most likely a bar).
|9 (6.67 %)|
MTAA will spend one hour playing tic-tac-toe on the windows of a public building in the time-honored method of breathing on the windows until steam builds up and then drawing on the haze with finger tips.
|8 (5.93 %)|
For the run of the show, MTAA will rename the exhibition space. A banner or flag will be displayed to announce the renaming.
|5 (3.70 %)|