Unlike many of the avant garde performers we poke fun at here, Bora Yoon seems to have a modicum of musical talent, a voice, and some ideas. (Although "music by carrot chopping" is probably an idea better left unexplored.) But all her skills are in service to a kind of spacey, esoteric, pretentious ambiance that seems, to me, hell to sit through.
There's an hour's worth below to test your
Just in case you can't discern the merits or purpose of this piece on your own, here is The New York Times to explain it all for you.
Series 4 by Normand Grégoire, National Film Board of Canada
Caution: some bare, false-color bosoms presented in a trippy manner.
Caution: some brief flashes of bare bosoms--a tactic which seems to constitute the entirety of the performer's artistic armory--in video and at the link..
More info here.
It's not much of a dance, but Trisha Brown
could certainly have had a career as a sign-language interpreter in South Africa.
Oh, yes, recipient of MacArthur "genius grant."
Let me know how long you last....
Another nice long performance here, by the artist known as Vetza.
You get to see her as well.
"Vetza is a multi-talented artist who has full control over a range of disciplines including classical instrumentation, experimental sound improvisation, voice and theater. She is an innovator representing the LA Arts community in the international art world. Vetza is an original member of the the LA Free Music Society. She is a writer, composer and so much more."
Stools made by blowing up sheet metal.
Read more here.