Schenker Katja - Gern (30'' Preview)

SD PAL, 4:3, Colour, no Sound, 4'20''

Performance, Swiss Art Awards Basel, 2002

I embrace a brown leather punching bag, a pleasant weight, plump and taut. My coat covers both of us. A curious shape stands and hangs in the room. The bag is opposite me, alien, part of me, a palpable resistance. Slowly, through the fabric, I stab two knives into the leather. I pull them out again and leave.