On 7 April 2009 Poppe re-enacted for an audience present in the Antwerp Museum of Contemporary Art (MuHKA) ‘Shoot’ (1971) for which Chris Burden is infamously known.

With many thanks to Ruth Renders, Liliane Dewachter, the MuHKA-team and hosts, Elsemieke Scholte, Mark Geurden — video & editing: Sven Goyvaerts — photos: Bart Grietens

Chris Burden:
“I had an intuitive sense that being shot is as American as apple pie.
We see people being shot on TV,
and we read about it in the newspaper.
Everybody has wondered what it’s like.
So I did it.”