The Border

Performance: 3 hours at ABC No Rio, New York, 2015

 

 Chun Hua Catherine Dong's performance at ABC No Rio in New York: she built a USA may with plaster, casted her hands in the map. Audiences were told to pee on the map.

 Chun Hua Catherine Dong's performance at ABC No Rio in New York: she built a USA may with plaster, casted her hands in the map. Audiences were told to pee on the map.

 Chun Hua Catherine Dong's performance at ABC No Rio in New York: she built a USA may with plaster, casted her hands in the map. Audiences were told to pee on the map.

 Chun Hua Catherine Dong's performance at ABC No Rio in New York: she built a USA may with plaster, casted her hands in the map. Audiences were told to pee on the map.

 Chun Hua Catherine Dong's performance at ABC No Rio in New York: she built a USA may with plaster, casted her hands in the map. Audiences were told to pee on the map.

I built a USA map with plaster, carving gaps between each state, and then I casted my hands in the map, facing down and keeping still for 3 hours. Audiences are told to pee on the map. The audiences’ pee gradually fill up the gaps and create borders between each state.

photo courtesy of the artist