Title: Courtesy Moments: After You
(from the series “Art that says Hello”)

Year: 1998

Medium: Video of performance interventions conducted on behalf of the fictional company Art Courtesy Services.
Shot and edited with Ed Sinclair.

Description: For this series the artist wore the identifying uniform of an Art Courtesy Services Provider and offered unique art-inspired experiences to passers-by. The slogan for the series was “Courtesy is the Aesthetic” and it served as the guiding principle for amiable street performances premised on good natured banter and unique experiences for passersby.

This brisk info-video the artist as Art Courtesy Services Provider taking Courtesy to the people by standing in various line-ups and then allowing people to go in front of him in line.

Video Distribution:
Vtape: http://www.vtape.org/catalogue.htm
Go to Online Catalogue and conduct search under ‘Marriott’

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