Tag Archives: Caroline Picard

Identity Exchange

We had our symposium yesterday and there is much to say about it. Let it suffice, for the moment anyway, to say it was great and excellent and I, at least, really enjoyed everything people discussed and presented. Before writing … Continue reading

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Artists in the Forest of Arden

“Hang there, my verse, in witness of my love. / And thou, thrice crowned Queen of Night, survey / With thy chaste eye, from thy pale sphere above, / Thy huntress’ name that my full life doth sway. / O … Continue reading

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The Position of Criticality

I continue to think about AS220, specifically about what it means to create and support work in a defiantly non-critical environment. AS220 is, of course, not the only space that fosters, first and for most, the creative impulse but it’s … Continue reading

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If I Take Care of You Others Will Take Care of Me

For the month of July, I was an artist-in-residence at AS220, a non-profit art space located in the heart of downtown Providence, RI. The space is remarkable for numerous reasons: it began illegally almost 25 years ago, when some artists … Continue reading

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When Performance is a Mirror

  Dear Yoko, Mothers don’t always ask to be Mothers and dogs scratch any old door to escape dogcatchers or their idea of dogcatchers—but here we are now; we’ve found ourselves Here. My mother has died and I need a … Continue reading

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Handshake Games

  In greeting one another there is an expectation. You put your hand out with the expectation it will be received in a reciprocal clasp. Some kind of up-down-shake is expected. They say you can learn everything about a person … Continue reading

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Identity in Action

When I think of reciprocity, I visualize a call-and-response scenario: a give and take, or the meeting of a positive action with a subsequent positive action. In order to understand reciprocity one must therefore define boundaries: to attribute one action … Continue reading

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