The Naked Truth

1976

With George Manupelli and Michael Byron, full–length concert work for performance art ensemble; violinist playing As Time Goes By is stuffed with wadded newspapers by two artists as musicians perform while doing choreographed calisthenics with amplified breath, includes electronic music.

The Naked Truth developed into its final form described above over the course of many performances. The very first performance was developed in the context of the Maple Sugar performance art collective in Toronto and included collaborative contributions by George Manupelli, Rae Huestis, David Rosenboom, Mimi Haas, John Miller, Mary C. Moulton, Michael Byron, Jacqueline Humbert, and Eugene Tellez.