PARTIAL BODYMFA THESIS EXHIBITION
4/30/2021 – 5/23/2021
THE MAJESTIC GALLERIES, NELSONVILLE, OHIO
In a body
Solidity disintegrates, a false comfort.
Body made partial through distance, gesture, alienation,
Barrier, shrouding body from air and eyes. Artificial skin.
Partition, preserving deep shadows. Body, sealed in plastic. Elongated gaze.
Claustrophobia, comfort. Panic punctuated by deep calm.
In a chamber, sealed in plastic, observing a body in a chamber sealed in plastic, being observed by a body in a chamber, wrapped in plastic, body observes body as a chamber, body observes body observing body.
Outside, a glimpse of the apparatus. A tube extends from sealed plastic, breaching the perimeter.
lots of holes
Orifice breaching, threatening, to destabilize.
A prop, apropos
Artifice, deception, obsession
parts play their parts
partial parts, body parts