ASHES/ASHES is pleased to present Body Parts I–V, an exhibition of early video works by Knut Åsdam, Nayland Blake, Patty Chang, Cheryl Donegan, and Bob Flanagan & Sheree Rose & Mike Kelley.

Schedule and Synopses

Part I: June 2 –6
Cheryl Donegan / Gag
Woman in Marcel Breuer chair devours French baguette.
1991 / color / sound / 8:57 minutes

Part II: June 9–13
Bob Flanagan & Sheree Rose & Mike Kelley / 100 Reasons
Off-screen mistress paddles man’s buttocks from 1 to 100.
1991 /color / sound / 6:41 minutes

Part III: June 16–20
Knut Åsdam / Untitled: Pissing
Man in flat-front trousers pisses himself.
1995 / color / no sound / 0:50 minutes

Part IV: June 23 –27
Patty Chang / Shaved (At A Loss)
Blindfolded woman takes three sips of Perrier then shaves vagina.
1998 / color / sound / 5:18 minutes

Part V: June 30–July 4
Nayland Blake / Gorge
Dom feeds sub continuously for one hour.
1998 / color / sound / 60:00 minutes

Parts I - V: July 7–11
Cheryl Donegan, Bob Flanagan & Sheree Rose & Mike Kelley, Knut Åsdam, Patty Chang, Nayland Blake / Binge
1991–1998 / color / sound & silent / 0:50–60:00 minutes