Jump And Piss
By Nadim Julien Samman, Art India
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"As the team of JJ Xi and Cai Yuan wreaks havoc in the hallowed halls of prestigious art institutions, Nadim Julien Samman tells us more about the mischievous nature of their interventions."
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"On Oct 24th,1999, at London's Tate Gallery, the artists, JJ Xi (b.1962) and Cai Yuan (b.1956) stripped down to their underpants before jumping on top of Emin's bed and engaging in a pillow fight...Yet, this wasn't conservative iconoclasm. What was at stake in the performance, Two Artists Jump on Tracey Emin's Bed, was the horizon of the Duchampian readymade." ...Source
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