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Eva and Franco Mattes, aka 0100101110101101.ORG, are performance artists whose main medium is technology. Using their Second Life avatars, they stage Synthetic Performances which are reenactments of famous performance pieces from the past. Here, they reproduce Vito Acconci’s notorius Seedbed, performed in 1972, where he masturbated while nested under a ramp at the Sonnabend Gallery and harrassed expressed his sexual desires to unsuspecting gallery visitors.

Acconci spreading his seed in his 1972 performance

Seedbed reenacted in the 21st century through a Second Life Avatar

Unsuspecting gallery visitors…

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