Eminent New York-based performance artist Tehching Hsieh in conversation with Russell Storer, Curatorial Manager, Asian Art, QAGOMA. Hsieh’s visit coincides with the display of the artist’s seminal One Year Performance 1980 – 1981 (Time Clock Piece) at Carriageworks, Sydney.
Best known for a series of five year-long performances he undertook in New York in the 1980s, Tehching Hsieh makes work about time, life and being. His works are notable for their conceptual purity and physical extremity.
In association with the exhibition ‘Trace: Performance and its Documents’. The exhibition ‘Trace’ draws out relationships between performance and its documents, bringing together new commissions with historical and contemporary works | 22 February – 27 July 2014 | Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) | Free