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Stelarc (CP/AU)

2011. TVF art doc cinema. BODY ART. A set of three documentaries, recorded at performances in Copenhagen. Shattered Dreams by Nico Raes (Junge Hunde 2004), Oh Lover Boy by Franco B (Live Art 2001) and Copenhagen Suspension, a performance by Stelarc from 1985.
Explanatory note with the movie fragment: 'Suspended with 18 shark hooks in his naked body hanging from a 40-meter crane, he swings above the roofs of Copenhagen...! Not for the squeamish!'
Stelarcs website mentions 25 body suspension performances, from 1976 till 1988.