Category Archives: Week 2

Slaughterhouse

Name: Vladimir Ullmann-Hamon Subconcepts: Cruelty, Standardization, Neurosis A slaughterhouse is a facility where animals are killed for consumption as food. The process of killing the animals has been increasingly standardized in recent years. The increased standardization of the process has … Continue reading

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The Couple in a Cage

Name: Jaehee Park Region: Whitney Museum in New York Sub-concepts: Space, cage, Otherization Coco Fusco’s The Couple in a Cage documents people’s reaction to seeing the couple in a cage and critiques the audience’s Otherization of the caged people. The … Continue reading

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Kids Beat/Kill People as a Game

Name: Elijah Arnold Region/Concept: St. Louis, MO/Emotion-Mood Sub-concepts: Desire, Appearance, Conformity Fun does not need to be a form of safe living. It does not need to satisfy everyone. It may very well be at the expense of another person or thing. … Continue reading

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Dad Performs Breast Augmentation On Daughters

Name: Jared Wolf Region/Concept; California, USA/ Transformation Sub-concepts: Beauty, Desire, Appearance, Lust Description: Two sisters, Charm and Brittani Niccole, have routinely received plastic surgery from their father since they were ten years old- including Botox injections, face peels as well … Continue reading

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Imagining Deep Time

Click to access imagining-deep-time-catalogue.pdf Name: Michael Winter Geographical Location: National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC Concept: Time Sub-concept: Enormity, triviality, perception Description: An assemblage of visual artists has endeavored to convey the immensity of time through art. Interpretation: Until recently, … Continue reading

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Name: Irfaan Kazi Concept: Abandonment Sub-concept: Attachment and Excess Nothingness Description: This is a quote from John Bradshaw from his book Healing the Shame that Blinds you, and it describes the emotional feedback that one receives during his or her … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with “50 Shades of Grey”

Name: Anastasia Hassiotis Concept: Pleasure Region: United States Sub-concepts: violence, power, desire Description:  Ever since the release of 50 Shades of Grey, criticism has risen with regards to the concepts of pleasure and violence and how these are depicted in … Continue reading

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Lucian Freud’s Naked Girl

http://www.wikiart.org/en/lucian-freud/naked-girl-1966 Name: Kenza Qermane Concept: Fear Geographical Location: Germany, 1966 Sub-concepts: power, time, violence, simplicity, death, nothingness Description: The above is a canvas from Lucian Freud that depicts a naked woman crying while in a seemingly position of fear, with … Continue reading

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