Black Dirt

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This performance was performed at The Kitchen after its premiere at the List Visual Art Center at MIT in Cambridge, MA, where Whitman was an artist-in-residence from January to April 1990. Black Dirt involved a big tent-like structure, film projections, props, sound effects, and text. This work was an example of Whitman’s practice of focusing on a type of performance that reconstructs time and space through psychologically charged images.

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