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margaret iversen


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MARCEL DUCHAMP MARCEL DUCHAMP JOHN CAGE JOHN CAGE SOPHIE CALLE SOPHIE CALLE FRANCIS ALYS FRANCIS ALYS


chance: a gap between intention and outcome


in performativity & chance, there is a slight element of risk: a tension between the viewer and the bodily experience of the artist. re: marina abramovic’s rhythm 10 (1973) in which she rhythmically stabbed a knife between her splayed fingers.


to note:

chance is not chaos. chance is not “unbridled uncertainty.�

chance occurs in the context of certain conditions, created by the artist.


WE DESIRE TO SEE WHAT WILL HAPPEN


the aesthetics of chance