My Love Affair with Art: Video and Installation Work

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EVENT
Type:
presentation
Keywords:
analogue / autobiography / communication / digital / environment / installation / machine / multi-channel / music / performance / technique / video
Creation Date:
1996-01-23
Language:
English
Description:
My love affair with art was all-consuming from the time I was 8 or 9 years old until my late teens. I lived by it. I went to every concert, play, opera and gallery show I could. Nothing else in life made any sense to me. I never chose to be an artist, I just knew I would not work in a bank or wait on tables. I loved playing my violin, but when faced with the prospect of being a professional musician, I realized I had made a dreadful mistake. I found myself in New York in the mid-1960s going from gig to gig, wondering if there was not more to life than black dress and meager fees. (...) (S.V.)

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Original Title (English):
My Love Affair with Art: Video and Installation Work
Location:
Budapest, M┼▒csarnok / Kunsthalle