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Think of Me as You Will (about John Duncan and “Blind Date”), 2002

Think of Me as You Will (about John Duncan and “Blind Date”), 2002 from Thomas Nordanstad on Vimeo.

“Think of Me as You Will” is a short documentary/interview with John Duncan. Duncan is a performance artist notoriously known for his project “Blind Date.” According to Wikipedia, “Blind Date, involving intercourse with a female corpse followed by a vasectomy, both conducted in private, was presented as an audio-only event to an audience in a darkened warehouse, a demonstration of how men are conditioned to turn emotional suffering into rage.” In this short film, Duncan talks about his process and reactions to Blind Date, stating that his chief concern was making himself suffer.

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