TEN STEPS TO HEAVEN
SITE SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE
with Dan Bodan, George Brecht, Robert Delford Brown, William S Burroughs, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Heike-Karin Föll, Ken Friedman, John Furnival, John Giorno, Joshua Höareau & Elza Ozolite, Joe Jones, Milan Knížák, Larry Miller, Charlotte Moorman, Genesis P Orridge, Yehezkel Raz, Carolee Schneemann, Gil Schneider, Paul Sharits, Mårten Spångberg, Simon Speiser, Suzuki Sisters, Caique Tizzi, Forever Traxx, Emmett Williams and Yantan Ministry
“You mean by understanding that you can talk about it in the way that you have a habit of talking, putting it in other words, but I mean by understanding enjoyment, if you enjoy it you understand it.“
- Gertrude Stein, in an interview with the NBC, 1934.
Initially conceived after Gertrude Stein‘s ‘Four Saints in Three Acts’, 10 Steps To Heaven showed a selection of works form the Archivio Conz within an orchestration of sound, dance and voice: How to engage with the architecture of a church, landscape cycles, the aspiration to and then again, the healing promise and where do we go from here.
Documented by Luis Artemio de los Santos