Tuesday, 27 February 2007

Untitled #2

Although provided with a title, 'Trans-Fixed', I wanted to include this image of Chris Burden which could be read, as a photograph, within the same context as the previous images. The similarities are striking, with the same melancholic and tragic reading of some kind of victim, with the obvious religious connotations.

On reading the act of performance, Chris Burden takes masochism one step further by having the 'participant' (or accomplice) nail him to the roof of the car....