Reza Abdoh (1936-1989)
Bogeyman (1991)
Duration: 23 min

This video was created and projected during the performance of Boogeyman (1991).

"Maybe it was seeing 10 men dancing naked while singing 'The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B.' Perhaps it was the castration-by-chain-saw scene. But the torture of the black slave was even more upsetting. And the 4 1/2-foot-tall, physically handicapped Fairy Godmother—sheer exploitation! But the coup de grace had to be when the green-haired boy with rings piercing his tongue, nipples, stomach, genitals and anus—-you know the one I mean?-—when he's nude and hanging upside down in a fish tank and . . . on top of all that, why did it climax on Mars during a picnic with a heartfelt rendition of 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game'?"


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