Operating Theatre

October 1, 2010:

FEATURES – Art + Medicine Dialogues 3raum Anatomietheater Vienna, October 2010 With the help of a video camera (on a tripod), a ‘nonhuman wittness’, so to say, during surgical operations and other situations, which I try to grasp, sensory details can be captured, an atmosphere in a particular moment or unexpected things, examples of normalcy and ‘unspectacularity’. Surgery is not necessarily a spectacle. However it is this particular working modus that is of interest to me, the process in its manifold dynamics and dimensions, the doing as bodily performance… Photograph: Christina Lammer