Tag Archives: Persona

A Game between Me and Me

I came across this clever YouTube video yesterday while brushing up my knowledge of Rrose Selavy (Duchamp’s pun on Eros, c’est la vie). What particularly struck me (and which I always admired in Duchamp) is the playfulness of his art, but also its depth. The concept of a game between a person’s personas is a […]

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Heather Zapatero

Stop Buying Art! Buy Artists Instead! Do You Wanna Date My Avatar Auction Report #1 Last Saturday the day finally arrived for the 1st of my 10 weekly auctions of my avatar. The story is here: http://vaneeesa.com/2011/01/05/previz-do-you-wanna-date-my-avatar/ I’d been afraid (no ego here! 🙂 that there wouldn’t be any bidding at all, but in fact […]

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Boy George

I’d like to talk about Boy George, not because his band rocked a few tunes back in the day, but because of his insight to his own identity. I heard an old interview with him and he said a couple of things about his persona: one sort of funny, one remarkably self-aware. The funny one […]

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6000 Degrees

Here are some excerpts from my 2003 work 6000 Degrees. As you can see in the video above, Monica struggles with issues of identity and individuality. Monica struggles a lot, but seems to conclude that her life is unique. Yet the gallery installation of her “struggle” presented five 10′ tall screens running a simultaneous cacophony […]

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