mixture of written, painted and video works in progress 2022
Sketches and frustration in studio
for cahun, from cahun 2022
Claude Cahun's art has had huge impact on my work. Out of respect I wanted to create my vision of their work. The text is a mixture of paragraphs from their iconic 'Disavowals' publication.
ITS JUST SILLY GAMES
"Devil may care devil may care but god, he certainly wont; a saint, a mama, a madonna, a whore,
die for our sins, all of us adore
devil may care devil may care but god, he certainly wont; Mary the virgin, the wise perfection,
we are all in her awe
devil may care devil may care but god, he certainly wont; fire, fire, blow the amber
built for the genius, this personless muse
devil may care devil may care but god, he certainly wont"
A game played among young children, especially girls. Executed by slapping hands together,- chest and to tighs to the rhythm of the words. Or if played alone played similar to hopscoth. Seen enacted on playgrounds, school yards, 1885-present day all around the globe.