THE GREAT PREMIER

 

 

Live Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo,  12.November, 1999

A performance based on the actor Wenche Foss’ autobiography "Afterwards”.

Foss read from her autobiography "Afterwards", from an elevated stage. In the sections she read, she described her thoughts about death and leaving her existence as an actress. Before and after the reading, white wine and canapés were served to the audience, accompanied by a cello concert. On arrival and exit the actress was photographed by a large group of amateur photographers.

Participants: The actress Wenche Foss, five waiters, twenty-five photographers and Goksøyr & Martens in the role of hosts.

Duration: 30 minutes.