I / O + IOU: The original text by Ben Boretz, « I / O » was published in Open Space Magazine, Issue 3, Spring 2001, Red Hook, New York. The text IOU by Jean-Charles François was written for Ben Boretz’s 80th birthday and will be published (alongside with Ben Boretz’s text) in the next issue of Open Space Magazine, under the title « I.O.U.A.lot, ComplE/Imentary to I / O by Benjamin Boretz ».
You can access these two texts in two different ways :
1) A video composed by a slide show of the texts accompanied by the recorded voices (in French) of:
- In the role of Ben Boretz: Jean-Charles François
- In the role of Jean-Charles François: Monica Jordan
- Titles of works in Boretz: Nancy François
- Non-titles in François: Dan Haffner