Throp, Mo (2004) Love Stories. [Show/Exhibition]
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Love Stories is a two-screen video installed in the West Gallery of the Wallace Collection, London. It explores questions of romantic love as an impossible desire for the other. Using clips from movies, it explores how love-stories continue to define the contemporary subject in culture. The process of sexuation enacted in the artwork is related to desire, fantasy and jouissance and remains disruptive of the social order in the context of this artwork. It is purely libidinous and works outside the economy of procreation (capitalism and the family); it opens up the gap in the symbolic, accentuating the fact that phantasy is always at play; to produce for the viewer an experience of the self that is in flux and not submitted to the law.
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Subject Area: Fine Art
Co-convener (with Maria Walsh and Hayley Newman) of research group at Chelsea: Subjectivity & Feminisms. Comprises of 10 Chelsea staff, 3 Central St Martins staff and 1 research student. Recent work includes the 'Conversing' exhibition, symposium and publication, and a DVD of members work. I co-curated the 'Transmogrifications' exhibition with Dr Maria Walsh and Danielle Arnaud, at the Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London, in March 2004 - a second exhibition is planned for 2008. I am continuing my own practice as an artist, writing papers for conference and curating exhibitions. I am interested in the role of the practitioner/researcher/teacher.
|Your affiliations with UAL:||Colleges > Chelsea College of Arts|
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|Date Deposited:||18 Mar 2010 13:34|
|Last Modified:||26 Sep 2011 12:46|
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