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SiteWorks: San Francisco performance 1969-85

San Francisco Video Festival, location unkown

Chris Burden, There Have Been Some Pretty Wild Rumors About Me Lately and I Just Wanted to Set the record Straight (28th October 1981)

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This performance took the form of an oral narrative in which I revealed the truth of certain startling crisis events in my personal life which formed the basis of many wild rumors. Except for the one evening, no record, written or otherwise, of this oral narrative has ever been released publicly. Like a catholic confession, the content of what I revealed remains only in the memory of the audience. (Burden 2007: 76)