donderdag 11 maart 2010

Yoshua Okon

The preoccupation with documentary forms as a means of exploring the unstable relationship between fact and fiction has been a staple of recent artistic production. Since the late 1990s Mexican artist Yoshua Okon has been developing his own variation on these themes. Okon considers himself a performance artist, even though most of his work takes the form of videos that document invented scenarios set up in collaboration with invited participants.
source: frieze - Claire Gilman 2007


tvn - yoshua okón: canned laughter

Cockfight, 1998 (push play and scroll down looped video)
Cockfight is a two-channel video installation where two life-sized projections of young girls face each other.


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