Photographer Ulay: Marina Abramović's Lover

2017-08-11

The legendary couple in performance art, Marina Abramović and Ulay, lived together for 12 years and pioneered the art as a duo; however, Marina remains the more prominent in the field. Get to know her other half, Frank Uwe Laysiepen, better known as "Ulay".

Before his endeavor with performance art, Ulay was a photographer who traveled Europe and the U.S., taking photographs with 20x244 and 40x80 inch cameras. Abramović would recall the German photographer 'a self-made man'. Their collaboration, specifically in the work "Relation Works", Ulay would take control of the photography and video aspects of their performance. Watch this joint interview of the two prolific artists here.


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written by lomographymagazine on 2017-08-11 #culture #videos #art #marina-abramovic #ulay

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