In the attempt to redefine the boundaries between artists and their art, New York-based Serbian provocateur Marina Abramovic subjected her mind and body to the rigors of daring and dangerous performances─some might call them ordeals─over the course of more than four decades. This insightful documentary delivers an intimate account of her radical ideas and insights as well as a gripping history of her often shocking creations. 106 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English; art gallery; featurettes.
Seductive, fearless, and outrageous, Marina Abramovic has been redefining art for nearly forty years. Using her body as a vehicle, she creates performances that challenge, shock, and move us. Marina Abramovic the Artist Is Present is a mesmerizing journey into the world of radical performance, and an intimate portrait of an astonishing magnetic, endlessly intriguing woman who draws no distinction between life and art.