Wire and wireless (1982)

Alleen performance (Vrije Academie, Den Haag)




A slide with the portrait of Boegel 's projected on the wall. Holtappels - facing this portrait - - is connected to it with two wires. When the people enter the room, they are asked to write down their name on a piece of paper. Being hypnotised Holtappels injects two needles into his arm and fixes the wire to it.

Boegel brings the audience under trance and asks them to concentrate on a spontaneously arising image, to give it a name and to transmit this name to Holtappels.

While Boegel calls out the name of a participant, Holtappels receives the transmitted names of the image and writes it down on a piece of paper. This piece of paper is eventually burnt by Boegel.