The Barren Land

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The barren land

Performance

Length of time:30 minutes

Dates:: October 14, 2016

Location: The Danish Art Center, Beijing

During the  performance, the artist holds a pair of tweezers, raises her arm, pulls her armpit hair one by one, and then stick the them in the gap between two walls. This work is a superimposed of pains for the artist. On the contrary, For the audience, the excitement of watching a painful process is far exceeds the shame of peeping women's armpit hair. The armpit hair that had been burdened with implicit social rules , finally became a simple hair.


“不毛之地”

行为艺术

30分钟

时间:2016年10月14日

地点:北京丹麦艺术中心 

在表演现场,艺术家手握一把镊子,抬起手臂,一根一根地将自己的腋毛拔下,然后沿着墙角依次将毛贴在缝隙中。这个作品对于她而言,是一次次疼痛的叠加。而对于观众而言,观看疼痛的刺激感,远远超过了窥视女性腋下毛发的羞耻感。本来背负了许多隐性社会规则的腋毛,终于成为了一根根单纯的毛。 

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