This piece has transparent pockets that hold several flameless tea candles. As the performer walks she traces her steps by placing candles to track her trail and memories. Artist collected the candles on her way back.
- Year Created: 2009
- Submitted to ArtBase: Thursday Jul 28th, 2011
- Original Url: http://johanamoscoso.com/artwork/2085492_Tracing_What_it_is_Remembered.html
- Johana Moscoso, primary creator
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My performantive pieces evoke situations and emotions in everyday life. They work as emotional prosthetics that have a self-reflective feature: Feeling vulnerable in a new environment and trying to adapt to it, this situation creates fear and comical circumstances that I fix with pieces that “supply” or satisfy a need.
I explore the concept of functionality as a material and media to create ambiguity between art, design, performance and sculpture. In addiction I use other materials like fibers, electronics and found objects that combine with traditional art techniques such as drawing, sewing, photograph and video. Through my work I create ironic links between communication and sound, feminine and identity, protection and adaptation as human condition.