Wire and Wireless (1982)

Performance, The Hague, Vrije Academy (NL)

A slide with the portrait of Boegel 's projected on the wall. Holtappels - facing this portrait - - is connected to it with two wires. When the people enter the room, they are asked to write down their name on a piece of paper. Being hypnotised Holtappels injects two needles into his arm and fixes the wire to it.
Boegel brings the audience under trance and asks them to concentrate on a spontaneously arising image, to give it a name and to transmit this name to Holtappels.
While Boegel calls out the name of a participant, Holtappels receives the transmitted names of the image and writes it down on a piece of paper. This piece of paper is eventually burnt by Boegel.

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