The following images are an orchestrated series of visual events that were designed specifically for the space they occured. They involve a human presence whose role is more navigator than performer. The visual image remains the carrier of content.

Performance/Installations 1999-2006
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006
Poster

The next 11 images: "Satellites, Outposts and a Ridiculous Leap of Faith" A collaborative project with Bettina Schülke. At the MAK, Museum of Contemporary Art, Vienna. February, 21st, and LUME, Center for New Media and Design, Helsinki, 2006.
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 6 dome tents and a 3 x 3 x 3 meter copper tube  frame.
Main Frame
2003
6 dome tents and a 3 x 3 x 3 meter copper tube frame.

Assembling the "Satellite" The MAK, Vienna.

Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 Raton basket with wood frame for the "Outpost" with the  "Satellite".
Work Stations
Raton basket with wood frame for the "Outpost" with the "Satellite".

The MAK, Vienna.
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 C-print., 60 x 70 cm.
Ascending
C-print., 60 x 70 cm.

"Front-man" Herwig Kienzl climbing up to attach the safety line that suspends
the "Nomad" and the "Satellite". The MAK, Vienna.

Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006
Drawing for the Set.
.
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 Mixed mediums.
Building Up
2003
Mixed mediums.
13 meters x 4 m. Diameter.

Bettina Schulke with Herwig Kienzl callibrating the tension of the wire to hold 95 bales of straw onto the frame of the "Outpost". The MAK, Vienna.

Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 Multi media Installation/Performance.
"Satellites, Outposts and a Ridiculous Leap of Faith"
2006
Multi media Installation/Performance.
9 meters x 4 meters x 4 meters.

Outpost: 95 bales of hay.
Satellite: 6 dome tents connected by copper
tubing.
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 Multi media Installation/Performance.
"Satellites, Outposts and a Ridiculous Leap of Faith"
2006
Multi media Installation/Performance.
3 meters x 3 meters x 3 meters.

Various views of multiple live video streams from global points uploaded and projected onto the Satellite.

Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 95 bales of straw, copper, steel cable,   6 dome tents and a chicken.
"Satellites, Outposts and a Ridiculous Leap of Faith"
2006
95 bales of straw, copper, steel cable, 6 dome tents and a chicken.

The MAK, Vienna.
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 Film still.
Ascending towards the Satellite.
2006
Film still.
Variable.

"Nomad", Alexander Viscio leaves the "Outpost" wearing the mirrored over-alls that were designed to reflect light in dark cramped spaces and enters the Satellite. The MAK, Vienna.

Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 Mixed
The library inside the Outpost.
2006
Mixed
Variable.

LUME, Helsinki, FIN.
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006
Building up the "Outpost"
5 meters x 4 m. Diameter.

Construction materials and other detritus find around the community applied to re-inforce the "Outpost". LUME, Helsinki.

Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 Poster
Fussabstreifer and the Occasional Invaders.
2003
Poster
70 x 50cm.

Installation/performance at the MAK, Museum for Applied and Contemporary Kunst. Vienna, Aut.
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 Printed matter.
Fussabstreifer and the Occasional Invaders.
2003
Printed matter.
Installation view.

3000 announcement cards inside the entrance of the Georg Kargl Galerie, Vienna.

Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006
Live at the MAK, Fussabstreifer and the Occasional Invaders 2003

Visitor entering the Museum and stepping onto the glass pressed against my body with 500 field crickets inside with me who's chirping was amplified into the main hsll of the Museum.
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006
Live at the MAK, Fussabstreifer and the Occasional Invaders 2003

A video projection of visitors walking over my body and the amplified chirping of 500 crickets engulfed the main hall of the Museum.

Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006
Cleaning up.
2003

Live at the MAK, "Fussabstreifer and the Occasional Invaders"
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 News Article/review.
Foto der woche
2003
News Article/review.

Article appearing in the news magazine "Profil".

Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 Announcement card.
A Cocktail Before Dinner
2002
Announcement card.
17 x 14cm.
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 Artist, Glass and a 1 ton floor-jack.
A Cocktail Before Dinner
2002
Artist, Glass and a 1 ton floor-jack.
Variable.

Performance/Insallation view of my body pressed against the ceiling of Palais Epstein with a large sheet of glass and a single floor-jack. Vienna, November, 16, 2002.

Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 Instant soup mix with poison and enamel paint on glass.
Easy Killer
2001
Instant soup mix with poison and enamel paint on glass.
30 x 80 cm.

From the show, "Easy Killers and other Softwear".
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 "Schwimflugle" PVC.
Easy Killers and other Softwear
2001
"Schwimflugle" PVC.
300 x 300 x 300cm.

I was rolled around inside a giant "schwimflugle" during the opening. Galerie Bernsteiner, Vienna. Photo: Elizabeth Wind.

Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 PVC
Easy Killers and other Softwear.
2001
PVC
300 x 300 x 300cm.

Photo: Elizabeth Wind.
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 PVC
Easy Killers and other Softwear.
2001
PVC

Photo: Elizabeth Wind.

Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 Video still.
Easy Killers and other Softwear.
2001
Video still.

Video-still from the film, "Vehicles for Another Landscape". Director, Michal Kosakowski.
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 Video still.
Easy Killers and other Softwear.
2001
Video still.

Video-still from the film, "Vehicles for Another Landscape". Director, Michal Kosakowski.

Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006  Wind.
Johnnie Walker's Sobriety Test
1999
Wind.
80 x 50cm.

Photos: Elizabeth Wind.
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006
Loading up.

I navigate a giant
"Walker" filled with 5000 eggs through out the space until all the eggs seap through the basket and onto the black floor of "Semper Depot", at the Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Vienna.
Photos: Elizabeth Wind.

Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006
Walking on egg shells.

Photos: Elizabeth Wind.
Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006
Vehicles for Another Landscape.

Photos: Elizabeth Wind.

Alexander Viscio Performance/Installations 1999-2006 C-print
Val.
2001
C-print
40 x 40cm.

Video-stills from, "Vehicles for Another Landscape" Director/Camera: Michal Kosakowski.
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