These two pieces attempt to mimic the gestures that humans do with their hand around their legs. It reflects all the hand movements that we do unconsciously sitting in the subway or just communicating
- Year Created: 2008
- Submitted to ArtBase: Thursday Jul 28th, 2011
- Original Url: http://johanamoscoso.com/artwork/2085472_Tank_Top_Saddle_Bags_Project.html
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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.