Abramovic and Ulay .for a thriller of a piece called “Rest Energy” they faced each other and together held a large bow and arrow. Abramovic grasped the bow while Mr. Laysiepen pulled the string taut, aiming the arrow at her heart.
Abramovic's Rhythm 1973 - Performance: I switch on the first cassette recorder. I take the knife and plunge it, as fast as I can, into the flesh between the outstretched fingers of my left hand. After each cut, I change to a different knife.