Rebecca Goodman Interactive Art and PerformanceNavigation
I am often inspired by the dream state- full of metamorphosis and dual meaning- the perceived dangers we experience there, and the way the subconscious uses this space to exorcise the shadow aspects of our psyche. Drawing on this place, teeming with complexities and logical...Read More
Challenging the notion of functionality in objects, these works take on a variety of forms. Costume pieces are like sculptures brought to life when worn on the body. Studio furniture or functional art serves a practical purpose while being expressive. Many of these objects are pieces created as a part of larger performance or installation shown here as stand alone work. Ultimately, all of these pieces gain and reveal meaning when being used.
Bringing together many genres, these narrative or ritualistic productions begin with the creation of objects often inspired by archetypal forms. The play of performers with these pieces weaves together layers of meaning and often reveals hidden aspects of the sculptures. Sometimes the work is created as a sculptural space which the viewer is invited to enter and interact with, creating a play of their own.