Blind Portraits

Idea, Performance, Drawings by Steffi Weismann
KIN:BE:JOZI, Drill Hall Johannesburg 2007
Sinopale 2010, Sinop Turkey
Visarte Zürich, 2012
Museum Serralves, Porto 2015

1 look at somebody intensivly face to face to you (about 1 minute)
2 close your eyes and concentrate on your inner image of this person
3 draw a portrait of the person blindly with a pencil on a sheet of paper (about 1 minute)
4 open your eyes and look at the result of the drawing together with your vis-a-vis

5 a short talk may happen
6 sign your drawing and give it to her/him

Score by Steffi Weismann (2010)