Unspoken Language: Melati Suryodarmo

ArtAsiaPacific
Sep 9, 2013 6:18AM

She slips and falls, hitting the floor, but rises and continues. As the butter melts, her falls become more frequent and violent. After 20 minutes, exhausted and covered in butter, she takes off her heels and leaves. Exergie – Butter Dance has become an iconic work for Indonesian performance artist Melati Suryodarmo. 

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