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Life Work

Curated by Amy Owen

Artists: Aurora CrispinMoyra DaveyChris KrausLynn Hershman LeesonFrances Stark

June 10, 2013-July 5, 2013

 

Life Work brings together five artists whose works share an autobiographical impulse yet manage to eschew the often narcissistic and confessional tropes of such diaristic ventures. When viewed through a quotidian lens, recording the details of our lives and activities for broad consumption has become expected, if not deemed a mode of modern day survival; daily counts of tweets, posts, shares, and “likes” have become a barometer of success. How then does one share productively when pervasive technological platforms have normalized narcissism to an extreme, eclipsing the boundaries between public and private, personal and professional? Furthermore, what is the urgency in telling one’s own story?   read more



A Selection of Everything, 2005-ongoing. by <a href='http://www.littlepaperplanes.com/artist/845-aurora-crispin'>Aurora Crispin</a>

Aurora Crispin A Selection of Everything, 2005-ongoing.

Les Goddesses, 2011 (video still). by <a href='http://www.littlepaperplanes.com/artist/844-moyra-davey'>Moyra Davey</a>

Moyra Davey Les Goddesses, 2011 (video still).

Les Goddesses, 2011 (video still). by <a href='http://www.littlepaperplanes.com/artist/844-moyra-davey'>Moyra Davey</a>

Moyra Davey Les Goddesses, 2011 (video still).

Les Goddesses, 2011 (video still). by <a href='http://www.littlepaperplanes.com/artist/844-moyra-davey'>Moyra Davey</a>

Moyra Davey Les Goddesses, 2011 (video still).

I Love Dick, 1997 by <a href='http://www.littlepaperplanes.com/artist/843-chris-kraus'>Chris Kraus</a>

Chris Kraus I Love Dick, 1997

Constructing Roberta Breitmore, 1975. by <a href='http://www.littlepaperplanes.com/artist/842-lynn-hershman-leeson'>Lynn Hershman Leeson</a>

Lynn Hershman Leeson Constructing Roberta Breitmore, 1975.

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Frances Stark My Best Thing, 2011.

My Best Thing, 2011 (video still). by <a href='http://www.littlepaperplanes.com/artist/841-frances-stark'>Frances Stark</a>

Frances Stark My Best Thing, 2011 (video still).

My Best Thing, 2011 (video still). by <a href='http://www.littlepaperplanes.com/artist/841-frances-stark'>Frances Stark</a>

Frances Stark My Best Thing, 2011 (video still).