Ex-US Vice Prez, Dick Cheney, was said to be recovering heartily after a transplant of his original, tuckered-out ticker. Cheney trade in Frankenstein’s heart for a fresh one. Dick Head was also feeling full of piss and vinegar following some weekend repairs.
Presenting Trial 3 of You Are Here, my experiment in emotional cartography. You’ll find the full results below. This round of testing took place on March 9th, 2012, over on the Eastside at the Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM). Trial 3 began around dusk for the Members’ Reception, and continued into the evening, during BAMignite. I enjoyed several stellar conversations about the project and was dually excited about all the meaningful questions and new ideas. In fact, I had to create […]
The Tapeworm 2010 Mixed media, magnetic tape, Styrofoam, wood, television. The Tapeworm is made of Beta, VHS, Reel to Reel and other varieties of magnetic tape, all sewn to fabric and made into a “worm”. We’ll call him George. I worked on this with fellow artist, Janet English. The Tapeworm has a video screen face that loops historical clips, warning about pollution and shit. Most of the clips were produced 40 to 60 years ago, showing conditions in rivers and […]
Photos by: Jessie Wilson and André Elias Dick Head 2008 72 x 48 x 36 in. Adult-sized costume, masks, clothing, plastic. This is Dick Head, the six-headed Dick Cheney costume. Meet Executive Frankenstein. I figured the smirk on his face signaled he was pleased with himself, so I put a mask on an extend-able neck. You can work it from inside the suit so Dick can make out with himself. Dick is a riot to wear. Once, just for kicks, […]