Tehching Hsieh

born 1950


Tehching (Sam) Hsieh (Chinese: 謝德慶; pinyin: Xiè Déqìng; born 31 December 1950; Nan-Chou, Pingtung County, Taiwan) is a performance artist. He has been called a "master" by fellow performance artist Marina Abramović.

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Tehching Hsieh One Year Performance1980-1981


Film and audio

Tehching Hsieh: 'All art comes from life'

Discover how Taiwanese performance artist Tehching Hsieh's life as an illegal immigrant informed his piece One Year Performance


Interview: Tehching Hsieh and Marina Abramović in conversation

Tehching Hsieh and Marina Abramović

He is the artist who punched a clock every hour for a year starting in 1980, while she undertook a ...

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