AKACOCOLOPEZ

MFA Week 2: The Universality of Otherness

Posted in MFA by akacocolopez on February 18, 2011

does it exist?

personal vs. impersonal

meaning vs. a lot of meaning

distance – there has to be some

access

isolating an idea

shrine

extracting a person into an idea

me vs. you

intimacy & juxtaposition

violence & humour

microscopic vs. telescopic

poetic gestures

testing your own parameters

audience refuses to see outside of the box you create for yourself

can the seemingly universal voice ever understand that of the “other”

can the “other” ever understand the experience of being the same

Yvonne Rainer, Hand Movie, 1966

Ingrid Wildi Merino, Portrait Oblique, 2005

Mondo Cane, 1962

Dick Gregory…then

and now

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