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The Posers (2005)

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The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Greg McLaren) - Sophia Kosmaoglou The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Greg McLaren)
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The tableaux vivant was a 19th-century form of entertainment, typically involving the staging of scenes derived from popular paintings and sculpture, or moral and literary themes. In these elaborate stagings, the participants held their postures and expressions for up to twenty minutes. The tableau vivant can be traced to Emma Hamilton’s performances in Italy at the end of the … Continue Reading ››