In a small college town in western Virginia, writer Anthony Restivo searches for unmediated honesty through his very public endurance art. In the midst of media attention, misinformation, and his physical struggle to complete a 22-day piece, Restivo creates fleeting moments of intimacy in the town's first known work of performance art.
The Bridge PAI, where “Far Off and All Aflame” was performed
Ron Dressel Photography, images of “Far Off and All Aflame”
Short Documentary of “Far Off and All Aflame” by Squid and Beard
Video interview with Anthony during the “opening” of the performance, by the Charlottesville Weekly