Wallace’s notes touched upon the notion of intellectual property which reminded me of Dana Schutz’s “Open Casket” controversy from the Whitney Biennial last year.
This week Brandon and I made our first attempt to create a partition out of a spotlight, a mirrorball, a moving dmx, speakers and leds.
In my past six years of living in NYC, I have gotten to know the city pretty well. I have observed challenges in terms of real estate, gentrification and cultural appropriation that New York has undergone and would like to take this final project opportunity to voice out one of these issues.
I have seen MoMA’s permanent collection several times during my past six years living in the city yet it is always a different experience when you go see an exhibition or collection with a specific purpose. In this case, it is to keep in mind what we have learned so far in terms of different concepts of illusion. I found a few pieces that I wouldn’t usually ponder about before ITP.
In the Prologue of Einstein’s Dreams, Lightman scrutinizes the notion of time through different fictional narratives that revolves around the theory of relativity.
This week, we experimented with three concepts: looking up the stairwell, fake door and peephole.
Brandon, Chian and I will be working on our midterm project together. We are interested in the sub basement of the Tisch building and want to make something without a projector (unless we can find a location that is capable of mounting a projector distant from the work).
Two years ago, I dedicated my art practice in making abstract photographs, videos and and sound of my bathroom for over a year long. There was something about that particular space that I found intriguing and initially set off my urge for an answer. Continue reading “Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees”
Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain is a standard porcelain urinal yet also a icon of 20th century art. As a member of Society of Independent Artists, when Duchamp submitted Fountain to their inaugural exhibition in 1917 signed under the pseudonym “R. Mutt”, the board of directors who were bound by the constitution’s rule to accept all members’ submissions decided to exclude Fountain from the show.