Grape-vine and Rest

Today i spent most of the day in critiques in other people’s studios. I also helped get ready for our open studio that will be held on Friday December 6th at Victory Parkway Campus.

When I got home I started working on some dance steps. They will be vinyl prints of dance steps for various dances. They will be common line dances, like the grape-vine. Except there will be prints for you to rest your body. Below is a picture of some tests I made from construction paper on my living room floor. You can see there is a butt print where someone can sit and rest. I think there will be more directional cues like arrows, and words in the final version, but I’m not sure yet.

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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