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SiteWorks: San Francisco performance 1969-85

University Art Museum Berkeley, 2626 Bancroft Way, Berkeley

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Linda Montano, Hypnosis, Dream, Sleep (1975)

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For three hours I slept and dreamt in the Berkeley Art Museum. Whenever I had a dream, I would sing it into an amplification system.

Objects in the environment:
Chicken feathers
Cooked food
Uncooked chicken
A foam pad
Sheets
A baby bottle

A few weeks before the event, a San Francisco hypnotist gave me a suggestion which contained the instructions for the piece. (Montano 1981, pages unnumbered)