In Part I, which had a duration of 50 minutes, she ingested a medication she describes as 'given to patients who suffer from catatonia to force them to change the positions of their bodies'.
The medication caused her muscles to contract violently, and she lost complete control over her body, while remaining aware of what was going on.
After a ten-minute break, she took a second medication 'given to schizophrenic patients with violent behavior disorders to calm them down'.
The performance ended when the medication wore off after six hours.
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In an interview published in 1998, Abramović described how her "mother took complete military-style control of me and my brother.
She completed her post-graduate studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, SR Croatia in 1972.
From 1973 to 1975, she taught at the Academy of Fine Arts at Novi Sad, while implementing her first solo performances.
From 1971 to 1976, she was married to Neša Paripović.
In 1976, she went to Amsterdam to perform a piece (later claiming on the day of her birthday) then decided to move there permanently.