At a three-day retreat in upstate New York, Marina instructed Lady Gaga in the Abramovic Method--a series of exercises designed to heighten participants' awareness of their physical and mental experience in the present moment.
Marina Abramovic Institute (MAI) will be the first space dedicated to practicing the Abramovic Method, which prepares participants to both perform and observe long durational work.
Directed by Milica Zec
Producer: Winslow Turner Porter III
Associate Producer: Brian Murphy and Ron Yoshida
DP: Michael Fuchs
Editor: Milica Zec and Winslow Turner Porter III
2nd Camera: Brian Murphy
Gaffer: Omkar Gauchan and Adam Price
AD: Sonja Bozic
Make-up: Toni Jefferson
Color Correction: Uros Otasevic
PAs: Louis Zwiebel, Mikajlo Rankovic, Eva Tsoureka and Sidney Russell
Script Consultant: Angela Lang
Set Decoration: Valentina Poprzan
Shot on Canon 7D, 5D Mark II, and Rebel T2i
Very special thanks: Antony Hegarty, Marina Abramovic, Hello World Communications, Rizo Popovic, Nicola Guarneri, Calli Higgins, JP Coakley, Marko Manriquez, Mark Dwinell, Nadine Nussenbaum, Sophia Tsekoura, Maxine Nienow, Yogen Kushi, Emily Bunning, Petar Zec, and Jelena Zec.
Shot on location in New York City, at Macao Trading Co and The Schoolhouse
This video is dedicated to all of those who have encountered social injustice. It was inspired in part by the Serbian anti-gay riots on Oct 10th, 2010 and the numerous LGBTQ youth in the US, who took their own lives after experiencing harassment.