Urban Savage

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Installation, performance, two paintings, 2008

According to Slovenia law, a living space, positioned on the ground only on four points should need no legal permissions. I have built a living space minimum size that still has the possibility for all the living
needs; a bed, a sink, place to cook and place for fun and entertainment. A house is 2x2x2M big and positioned on a metal construction 1,5M high. House and all its equipment is built out of trash and found materials. During the oppening a performer lived inside the house. He was trapped inside time and space, doing his everyday needs; cooking, reading, listening to the radio… The viewer could come to visit him but at the same time he/she became a part of the performance. Three static cameras were recording the performance and projecting the picture on three TV screens at the base of the house. After the performance the recordings became constant part of the installation.

Performance by Ludvik Bagari.

Work is part of the exhibition Against The History For a Bit Of Good Old Love done by Mark Požlep and Jaša, Gallery of Contemporary Art Celje, 2008

ub-1-73ac2e8f02be91d1ccf517d7eeb6a12f Urban Savage, *exhibition view*

ub-2-65ab5e1bc4cdb3dae6775d34b02e4535 Urban Savage, *exhibition view*

ub-4-3efab38359099afc25b885f73180c0d1 Urban Savage, *exhibition view*

ub-5-d7e053c5ed188d1adddcda49f63603e9 Urban Savage, *performance documentation*

ub-6-4615425db02373cd570be6243e6a5a37 Urban Savage, *exhibition view*, Lake of Forgotten Dreams, oil and acrylic on canvas, 360x180cm

ub-7-6e00cc5c8a15de0fb65f00fd75c47fa4 Urban Savage, *exhibition view*, From Pinocchio's Diary:"If you touch my car, I kill you two times.", oil and acrylic on canvas, 360x 220cm