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Living Room Index and Pool by Lauren Bakst and Yuri Masnyj with Emma Geisdorf, images: Allyson Lupovich, Katrina Sorrentino, Pioneer Works, NYC, 2015

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#pureness by Zuzanna Ratajczyk at eStamina by Grégoire Blunt & Emmy Sknesved, Import Projects, Berlin

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Blue Paint Makes Your Kidneys Bleed, Richard John Jones, Lost & Found, Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam

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The Emancipated Spectator, Jacques Rancière, Mårten Spångberg, Steven ten Thije, De Appel arts centre, Octavo Publications, Amsterdam, 2015

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Three scenes from Kein Applaus für Scheisse: by Lauren Bakst
American Realness at Abrons Arts Center

One. I remember Florentina Holzinger’s first costume. It was an oversize, orange-dyed dress, a muumuu really. She was sitting in a chair center stage. A minute or so earlier, a high fan kick had revealed her lack of underwear. Vincent Riebeek, in a similarly loose blue garment, kneeled to sneak his head between her legs—the image momentarily evoking a familiar sexual position. He inched away from Holzinger to display a red string exiting her vagina and entering his mouth. Turning his body to face the audience, he pulled and chewed and the string kept coming.

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