Vito Acconci

Vito Acconci (1940–2017)


1940, New York, woont/werkt aldaar

Vito Acconci - The Red Tapes, archive

name of the artist and the performance

Vito Acconci - The Red Tapes, archive

informations about the performance

Videotapes, archive

Basic information and announcement video programme.

12 Films choice by Vito Acconci Press Photos off the film “Phantom of the Paradise” by Brian De Palma, collection (unintended)

Eleven artists and an artists’ collective were invited to select a film that would be shown in 6 Dutch theatres. Inspired by their personal choice, each artist would make a new work that was exhibited in De Appel on December 12. Vito Acconci selected ‘Phantom of the paradise’, directed by Brian de Palma in 1974. These are 2 film stills from the movie.

Vito Acconci - Step Piece, collection (unintended)

6 consecutive images of man stepping on and off a stool with accompanying written progress reports. Record of performance in 1970 BW Gloss print on foam

Vito Acconci “The PeopleMobile” Photographs, archive

3 BW photographs. In collaboration with de Appel.Project for five Dutch city squares, consisting of a lorry, twenty-eight metal panels measuring 200 x 90 x 6 cm, and sound equipment. The peoplemobile went to locations chosen by Acconci and remained there for three days, where a different construction was built each day: a table with bench, a hut or a wall. Four speakers were placed on the lorry and broadcast specially made sounds and messages at the location.