Posts tagged "mona"
MONA HATOUM IS DRAGGING HER BOOTS

MONA HATOUM IS DRAGGING HER BOOTS

  I’ve never seen Mona Hatoum’s performance Roadworks and am determined not to. The black and white photograph of bare feet dragging a pair of Doctor Marten’s boots on a rough pavement speaks so well for itself that I’m sure that viewing the performance would spoil everything I’ve projected onto it: the discomfort and claustrophobia...
ARTIST QUOTE: MONA HATOUM

ARTIST QUOTE: MONA HATOUM

  “What I like about performance is that the work is impermanent and the emphasis is in the communication and direct rapport or interaction with the audience without the mediation of an art object. Afterwards, it’s all dismantled and all that remains is a memory in the mind of the spectator. This is how things...