© {2019} Nancy Popp

Untitled (Street Performances)

Plaza Congresso, Buenos Aires  

January 7th 2012 (Photos: Gustavo Luna)

 

This series of climbing and scaling actions, presented in landmark urban locations in various cities, rupture and critique social hierarchies and the boundaries of restricted public space. The action opens alternative perspectives of gendered behavior, bodily presence, security and freedom of movement. Informed viewers engage passerby in conversation about their reactions to the performance and discuss the meanings and potential motivations of this enigmatic action.