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Nine still views from Bruce Nauman's video "Violent Incident - Man-Woman, Segment" for Parkett 10. Image 2 shows the 12 monitor installation of "Violent Incident" at the Tate London (2017). A simple scenario, in which a cruel joke escalates into bickering and violence, is played out by professional actors.

“My work comes out of being frustrated about the human condition. And about how people refuse to understand other people. And about how people can be cruel to each other. It’s not that I think I can change that, but it’s just such a frustrating part of human history”
Bruce Nauman