As i’m trying to getting a further understanding into the world of performance art I thought that visiting the Joan Jonas exhibition would be a good way to do that. Upon learning about her work, I was immediately interested in her use of masks as the idea of a mask is something that has driven… Read More Joan Jonas Exhibition
‘Wearing operates in the space between the parameters that define our social normality and the notional point of unmediated expression. Into that space she inserts disjunctive elements that both separate and unify’ (Ferguson, 36) I like the idea of having a ‘disjunctive element’ in my work – that can act as a subversive tool. I… Read More Progress??
Visited the Gillian Wearing/ Claude Cahun exhibition at the Portrait Gallery. Wonderful wonderful exhibition and research experience as both artists ‘share a fascination with the self-portrait and use the self-image, through the medium of photography, to explore themes around identity and gender, which is often played out through masquerade and performance’. The whole exhibition was… Read More Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the mask, another mask