Philippe Petit: An interesting take on ropes and comfort

Reference,Uncategorized — Sam Ticknor @ 12:23 pm

This is Philippe Petit, a french high-wire artist. He made a famous traversal of the twin towers on tightrope in 1974. I think many parts of this performance apply to our current assignment on ‘comfort’. It also brings up a distinction between performance and performance art. How would you categorize Petit? An artist or a showman?

There was also an academy award winning documentary on Petit, “Man on Wire”: http://www.manonwire.com/

 

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