Untitled (APPLAUSE)

Untitled (APPLAUSE), Multimedia, 740 x 180 x 120 mm, 2008

Untitled (APPLAUSE) comes from a larger body of work entitled ‘Spinning in my Mother’s Garden: a search for subjectivity‘. This research looked into the possibility of¬†female subjectivity in a society based in patriarchy. Navigating feminist thought through equality, difference and androgyny and considering the theories of Irigaray, Derrida, Kristeva and others.

Untitled (APPLAUSE), multimedia, 740 x 180 x 120 mm, 2008

A black rectangular light box with the white text APPLAUSE written across the acrylic front. The word APPLAUSE illuminates for two minutes, then extinguishes for two minutes. This sequence repeats continuously.

Untitled (LAUGH), 2009, multimedia, 740 x 180 x 120mm

A black rectangular light box with the white text LAUGH written across the acrylic front. The word LAUGH illuminates for two minutes, then extinguishes for two minutes. This sequence repeats continuously.

Untitled (APPLAUSE #2), 2009, multimedia, 740 x 180 x 120 mm each

Two identical black rectangular light boxes with white text APPLAUSE written across the acrylic fronts. The word APPLAUSE illuminates for two minutes on the first box while the APPLAUSE is extinguished on the second box. Then the first box extinguishes for two minutes, while APPLAUSE illuminates the second box for two minutes. This sequence repeats continuously.

Other works from Spinning in my Mother’s Garden: a search for subjectivity include Untitled, Untitled (Shuffle), Untitled (Drawing), Untitled (Performance), Untitled (Drawing Performance), Untitled (Headstand), Untitled (Bulb), Untitled (Rainbow), Untitled (Landscape), Untitled (Countdown), Untitled (Cross Stitch)

Exhibited

Is This Enough?, Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2009
Role. Play, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington, NZ, 2009
Spinning in my mothers Garden, MFA Graduation Show, Massey University, Wellington, NZ, 2010