Beili Liu - The Mending Project (2011)
“…Hundreds of Chinese scissors suspended from the ceiling in a shimmery cloud. The piece involved the artist sitting at a small black table, hand-mending patches of fabric together which visitors were encouraged to cut themselves near the entrance. As the performance continued, the piece grew as one continuous cloth and lay spread on the floor.
The hovering mass of the downward-pointed scissors represent the distant fear and looming violence present in today’s cultural climate. The sharp blades above the artist are put in contrast by the silent and simple act of mending. The dichotomous result of the instant fear superimposed with the calming effect of the sewing created a surreal atmosphere in the room.”
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A video I made for a first person documentary class @ Smith College about the experiences of QPOC students
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have a rap battle before sex to determine who will be top
Students Make Photos by Eating 35mm Film
Kingston University photography students Luke Evans and Josh Lakedecided to turn themselves into human cameras by eating 35mm film squares and letting their bodies do the rest. The single film segments were first ingested, excreted (in a dark room) then washed.
"—So what happened? I asked. How was he doing it?
—No one knows, said Levkin. Two days later he got pushed out a window on Fortieth and Third Avenue.
He took another puff of his cigarette.
—The point is, don’t work too hard. Most things solve themselves. However, it is important for us to be mixed-up in things. You understand."
Jesse Ball in The Way Through Doors