The Treatment (bunker-huggin)

The assignment was to take “Body Pressure” to the ground. I was to press my body into the ground above the bunker, and imagine I’d fallen from the sky to land there, while the back of my body pressed up against me from the tomb beneath the ground. Body as dead-weight, bunker as grave; body-pressure as remediating intimacy with the burial grounds — two forms of death, projected inward and outward, the bunker a proscenium for war-theatrics, as well as a concrete shelter beneath the ground, a mausoleum in advance of itself. I leaned down, pressed in, and began the treatment…  (video-documentation here)

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