Burden (2016)

Genres - Culture & Society, Visual Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Art History, Performance Art  |   Release Date - May 5, 2017 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Belgium , United Kingdom , Sweden , United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Jack Rodgers

Profiling sculptor and modern artist Chris Burden, perhaps best known for a series of dangerous performance-art pieces in the 1970s (including one in which he had a friend shoot him in the arm with a rifle). His later works also include a model city called "Metropolis II" and a series of restored street lamps called "Urban Light." Directed by Timothy Marrinan and Richard Dewey, Burden made its world premiere at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.