In this video, we attend the opening reception of 14 Rooms, a Live Art Exhibition in Basel curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Klaus Biesenbach. 14 Rooms is presented by Fondation Beyeler, Art Basel, and Theater Basel, and features live art works by Marina Abramović, Allora & Calzadilla, Ed Atkins, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Damien Hirst, Joan Jonas, Laura Lima, Bruce Nauman, Otobong Nkanga, Roman Ondák, Yoko Ono, Tino Sehgal, Santiago Sierra, Xu Zhen, Jordan Wolfson, and John Baldessari. The works are being presented in an architectural environment conceived by the architects Herzog & de Meuron in Hall 3 of Messe Basel.
For '14 Rooms', curators Klaus Biesenbach and Hans Ulrich Obrist invited fourteen international artists to each activate a room, exploring the relationship between space, time, and physicality with an artwork whose "material" is the human being.
Xu Zhen: In Just A Blink Of An Eye, 2005.
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