Kenya Robinson on the ImageBlog

Title: Documentation of A Study For Staircase, No. 111012
Media: Monoprints on paper
Year: 2012

I am mostly classified as a Performance Artist, albeit kicking and screaming, so I am thinking a lot about how these actions live after the performance is complete. To me, video and photographic representations, or "documentation" distracts from the magic of the moment, or, at the very least, seems to trick the viewer into believing that fodder from an iPhone can actually communicate the complex layers of what went down. MORE

Photo credit: Carly Gabe, © 2012

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