Inside VERBAL SEED 2011
Alexander Viscio Inside VERBAL SEED 2011
Inside verbal Seed

2011

For the installation/performance, Inside Verbal Seed. A multi media event presented at MOCA/MSU Zagreb, CRO. 2011
Alexander Viscio Inside VERBAL SEED 2011 Wood
The VERBAL SEED.
2011
Wood
150 x 200 x 50cm.

Alexander Viscio Inside VERBAL SEED 2011 Installation/Performance
Inside VERBAL SEED, MSU/MOCA Zagreb
2011
Installation/Performance
VS: 250 x 150 x 50cm.

A live video stream of me underneath earth inside an Arabic symbol for "PS" (shown from above) while accessing a video instructing how to draw the Arabic Alphabet made available with another video camera underneath the earth with me.

Video and link: Dr. Khalil Barhoum
Coordinator and AME Minor Adviser,
African & Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures
Stanford Language Center
Bldg. 240-213
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305

Video Stream: Caterina Verde
www.strangepositioningsystems.org
Alexander Viscio Inside VERBAL SEED 2011
Inside VERBAL SEED, MSU/MOCA Zagreb. 2011



Alexander Viscio Inside VERBAL SEED 2011 Multi media Installation/Performance.
Inside Verbal Seed.
2011
Multi media Installation/Performance.
Variable

Another video camera will be installed directly above the work during the opening performance and the length the exhibition. During the O.P. the video will be uploaded onto a live video stream on an Internet link and will then be projected on the walls of multiple global venues as it occurs. After the O.P. live footage of the growth process of the grass can be witnessed via this link generated and maintained by, www.strangepostioningsystems.org
Caterina Verda, Curator.
Alexander Viscio Inside VERBAL SEED 2011 Wood
Inside Verbal Seed.
2011
Wood
Detail.

The perfromance calls for the artist to install himself inside the Arabic word.

Alexander Viscio Inside VERBAL SEED 2011
Soil inside Verbal Seed. 2011
Alexander Viscio Inside VERBAL SEED 2011
Soil and seeds inside Verbal Seed. 2011

Alexander Viscio Inside VERBAL SEED 2011
Verbal Seed. Studio view: day 7. 2011
Alexander Viscio Inside VERBAL SEED 2011
Verbal Seed. Studio view: day 21. 2011

Once the artist is inside the mold with a microphone and small surveillance camera, plant soil will be added into the space inside the structure, covering the artist entirely. As visitors approach they will hear his breathing but uncertian of its origin. While inside the Verbal Seed, the artist will go to a site on the internet and view video clips of how to write the Arabic alphabet. The surveilance camera inside with him will pick up this imagery which will inturn be uploaded onto a live video stream that shows another live view from above. In time the artist will emerge from underneath the soil and sprinkle grass seed upon the surface. With in 7 days, the seeds will germinate, 10cm blades of grass will sprout and during the 3 weeks of the exhibition, they will turn a grayish light brown and fold like hair.

Alexander Viscio Inside VERBAL SEED 2011
Verbal Seed. Studio view: day 31. 2011
Alexander Viscio Inside VERBAL SEED 2011
If you grow it they will come. 2011

Alexander Viscio Inside VERBAL SEED 2011
If you grow it they will come. Studio view. 2011
Alexander Viscio Inside VERBAL SEED 2011
If you grow it they will come. 2011

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