Rhea to Rozland says:. The anonymity above is countered by a forlorn anthropomorphism below. Aside from this brief description of the event, the audience was literally in the dark as to what might happen once the lights would be dimmed at 8. Rejecting the optical and tactile self-portrait, she exerts her presence at a distance from the eye and the hand. But we do not say we are a body; we say we have a body. The traces of her frail hands — unsteady, uncertain, stunted as the creaky fingers mark their stiff and slow trajectory — retrace and commemorate the marks of a more able body. If so, we human, embodied women are always compared, found wanting, found always lacking and excessive all at once.
Body Calligraphy: The Performance Work of Echo Morgan
His images of stark fishnet patterning taut across pale flesh are so up-close that the curving contours of the human body feel architectural in scale. Powered by OptimizePress 2. Is there a term for that? No critical attempt has been made to situate these two artists together, despite the fact that there is an important similarity in the way in which they chose to mediate their bodies in their art. A Comprehensive Guide to Sex Toys. Facebook Twitter Pinterest. They can be seen any number of ways including as pure form and texture, but I can't deny that aspect of my obsession with the material.
Hosiery […] changes shape just as the female form changes shape through different seasons of our life. These pieces of paper were taken down from the wall by the artist later that evening in an attempt to preserve some documentary evidence of the event. He owed everyone money. This show explores the alchemy of hosiery. When it is a picture of a shoe.
I unbutton, unzip, and strip. I find this sound comforting, as I find the action comforting, as I find the shoes comforting, and generally things related to my feet bring me pleasure, rather than shame. I yank myself apart at the hip joints like a turkey: here we have a drumstick, detached, with its naked white gristly knobs, round muscular centre, and the handy little bone that serves as a handle so you can sink your teeth into the meat of it like Falstaff at a feast. Performance, Poetry and Dance University of London, My feet are unlovely and Hobbitish, square, squat, and toad-like.