New York

Carolee Schneeman

The Kitchen

Carolee Schneeman is an underestimated multimedia artist and filmmaker. Her recent performance of Up To And Including Her Limits is a work-in-progress which has been developed through a series of six two-day performance installations over the last two years at the University Art Museum, Berkeley; London Film-Makers Cooperative; Art Meeting Place, London; Artists Space; Anthology Film Archives; and recently at the Kitchen. Each installation consists of five parts—a performance area where Schneeman hangs in a rope harness and draws; Kitch’s Last Meal, a double super-8 film; sound tapes; a bank of video monitors and a reading area for Schneeman’s writings which is separate from the main performance. These five facets are meant to be experienced as a temporal collage and as such succeed although we confront each as a separate unit. One is further meant to feel the entire space as a

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