a visual note
Linda Montano and Tehching Hsieh Art/Life: One Year Performance (a.k.a. Rope Piece), July 4, 1983 – July 3, 1984.  The two were tied together by an 8ft rope but not allowed to touch for one year.
The contract, dated July 4, 1983, signed by the two artists stated the following:
We, Linda Montano and Teheching Hsieh, plan to do a one year performance. We will stay together for one year and never be alone. We will be in the same room at the same time, when we are inside. We will be tied together at waist with an 8 ft rope. We will never touch each other during the year.
The performance will begin on July 4, 1983 at 6 P.M. and continue until July 4, 1984 at 6 P.M.



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