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Human behavior is influenced by events that happened in the past, no matter how long ago these took place. There thus exists a mental para-time running parallel to objective time, where the prayers of fear and of guilt, deformations that tear open the skin, exercise an ongoing effect.
The drama of human self-expression takes place in the cuts in the skin. Self-revelations show what the past is in the present and the present is in the past. My exterior shows the interior as I move inward, the inside turned outward, gaping open.

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  • Artist: VALIE EXPORT
  • Original Title: ... Remote...Remote...
  • Year: 1973
  • Material: 16mm film, video, color, sound
  • Dimensions: Duration: 9min, 49sec
  • Inventory no.: K465
  • Category: video
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