Bruce Nauman b. 1941
Black Balls (1969)
1969, 8 min, b&w, silent, 16 mm film on video
In this film, Nauman applies black makeup to his testicles. The action was recorded with an industrial high-speed camera capable of shooting between one thousand and four thousand frames per second.
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