jes sachse, Freedom Tube: Lost in X Space

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June 16-July 15, 2017

Opening Reception: Friday, June 16, 7-10pm

jes sachse

Artistic assistants/animators: Kaé Egalité and Nate Sachse

Download Essay by Vince Rozario

Freedom Tube: Lost in X Space is constructed as a new-imagining of a pre-existing (and ongoing) conceptual project. Xpace’s Project Space acts as mediated container; moreover a detached and intimate private realm.

The drinking straw as everyday artifact, oft passing through most individuals’ lives as an afterthought, is imbued with a coded nuance of resistance to crip communities. In the de-contextualized space of the white cube, the viewer is invited sans interrupting force of public display, to freely explore and interact in any and all manner, including the object’s utilitarian purpose.

Documentation by Yuula Benivolski