Kalup Linzy creates layers and tension
Drawing on his experiences lip-syncing songs at family gatherings, Linzy incorporates the process into his work by recording all of the dialogue with his own voice, modulating the pitch and tone, and enlisting friends to play the various parts.
“When things are a little off, it gives a certain type of texture—a certain type of feel. It creates layers and tension. If you tell an interesting story, then it will make people forget about certain production values.”
Explore: Avatars and Alter Egos
Through introspection, concealment, and revelation, these artists examine possibilities for representation in everyday life.
Alex Da Corte tells new stories with familiar characters, Lynn Hershman Leeson performs fictional personas, and Jaimie Warren creates an alternate universe.
Explore Avatars and Alter Egos
Event: “Heidi Lau’s Spirit Vessels” Screening at Rooftop Films
“Heidi Lau’s Spirit Vessels” will be screened as part of Rooftop Films’ annual Cemetery Shorts program on Friday, June 17th at the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY. Tickets available at rooftopfilms.com.
Virtual Teacher Workshop: ArtBreak
Join Art21 for a virtual teacher workshop on Monday, June 20 at 6:00 PM E.T.
Join us as we watch Diana Al-Hadid’s Art21 film, “Diana Al-Hadid’s Suspended Reality,” and consider a prompt from our new Educators’ Guide. We will then create art together during an #Art21ArtBreak.
The program is free and will take place via Zoom.
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