Exploring the physical and mental limits of her being, she has withstood pain, exhaustion, and danger in the quest for emotional and spiritual transformation.
Interspersed throughout are reflections from the artist on the genesis and production of the project.
People believed that in the erotic there was something superhuman that doesn't come from him but from the gods.
In 2005, Abramović presented Balkan Erotic Epic at the Pirelli Foundation in Milan, Italy and at Sean Kelly Gallery, New York.
Does the term "Balkan art" leads to a better understanding and advancement of the artistic production of the region or merely perpetuates the negative image? He is currently at work on a book concerning the history and theory of interdisciplinary art practices from Wagner to the present.
What is emphasized and what is overlooked? Poslední úprava: Maria Alina Asavei, D.
Mandatory Readings: - Srdja Pavlović, "Does Balkan Art exists? It does qualify as a passing mark for the General College Courses and Electives.
Screening and discussion: Marina Abramovic, "Balkan Baroque" 1997 and "Balkan Erotic Epic" 2005 Mandatory Readings: -Margaret Beissinger, "Epic, Gender and Nationalism: The Development of Nineteenth- Century Balkan Literature" in The Epic Traditions in the Contemporary Word: The Poetics of Community, Margaret Beissinger, Jane Tylus and Susanne Wofford, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999, pp.