Drawing Complaint

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Drawing Complaint: Memoirs of Bjork-Geisha (Click for performance footage)

A Guerilla Performance by
Tina Takemoto and Jennifer Parker

At the Opening of the
Matthew Barney: Drawing Restraint Exhibition

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
June 21, 2006

Tina Takemoto (aka Bjork-Geisha) and Jennifer Parker (aka Matthew-
Whaler) presented unsolicited performances of fan dancing, lip
synching, samurai whaling, and chopstick hara-kiri during the opening
of Matthew Barney’s Drawing Restraint exhibition at the San Francisco
Museum of Modern Art in response to Drawing Restraint 9, a recent
film featuring Barney and Bjork as “occidental visitors” on a
whaling ship in Japan.

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