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A Critic Critiques Herself: Conversation Prostitution

A photograph of me during the performance

A pursuit to understand performance art has developed into an art of my own. I am an art critic as well as a “conversation prostitute,” who practices pseudo-therapy sessions sans legal license by simply talking and listening with viewers. During the opening of Wild House presented by WE-ARE-FAMILIA at The Yard, 2-26 50 Avenue, I sold a conversation for one dollar.

I derived my performance from a conversation between Jennifer … Continue reading »

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Under the Sea: Response from a Bottom Feeder

In Robert Storr’s reflection of his life as an art critic, he compares the art critic to a bottom feeder in the hierarchy (or better-worded hegemony) of the art world. He writes this in his final column for frieze, “Ink Tank.” Notably, Storr enjoys acting as the columnist most. (I presume a reliable check in his mailbox only slightly influenced his choice of favorite publication.) At last, an art critic … Continue reading »

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