“Sidewalk” statement

In the development of this idea I was thinking a lot about chance, fate, weight, and the way we lean on certain issues. I was thinking about winning and losing, and also about taking sides. I was thinking about property and ownership. I was thinking about being embraced and belonging or even being un-welcome and turned away. I was thinking about judgement. I was thinking about the middle way. The idea of walking this singular path leads me to think of our path throughout our life, or even lives, and what determines the sides we take and how this can shift throughout time.

Published by Christine Gaffney Art

Christine Gaffney is a transdisciplinary performance artist from Dayton, Ohio. She is currently attending the California Institute of the Arts where she is pursuing a master’s in Art and Technology. She has studied art at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio, Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh. Her research interests include concepts of identity, gender and religion. Her work embraces ideas around body image, body politics, and feminism.

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