60 Unit Bruise

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  • 60 Unit Bruise

  • Artist: Paul Wong
  • Year: 1976
  • Duration: 5:00
  • Country: Canada
  • One of the first experiments with colour Portapaks in Canada. Fletcher draws blood out of his arm with a syringe and then injects it into the back of Wong, causing a random pattern of bruising to appear. This simple document captures a modern blood-brother ritual performed in innocence, startling to a post-AIDS audience. Other works by the Mainstreeters are available on the compilation THE MAINSTREET TAPES (1976) and through individual works by Jeanette Reinhardt, Joe Sarahan and Paul Wong.

  • Accession #: 0872a
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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