Saturday, May 18, 2013
Friday, May 17, 2013
“This piece was primarily a trust exercise, in which she told viewers she would not move for six hours no matter what they did to her. She placed 72 objects one could use in pleasing or destructive ways, ranging from flowers and a feather boa to a knife and a loaded pistol, on a table near her and invited the viewers to use them on her however they wanted.
Initially, Abramović said, viewers were peaceful and timid, but it escalated to violence quickly. “The experience I learned was that … if you leave decision to the public, you can be killed… I felt really violated: they cut my clothes, stuck rose thorns in my stomach, one person aimed the gun at my head, and another took it away. It created an aggressive atmosphere. After exactly 6 hours, as planned, I stood up and started walking toward the public. Everyone ran away, escaping an actual confrontation.”
This piece revealed something terrible about humanity, similar to what Philip Zimbardo’s Stanford Prison Experiment or Stanley Milgram’s Obedience Experiment, both of which also proved how readily people will harm one another under unusual circumstances.”
This performance showed just how easy it is to dehumanize a person who doesn’t fight back, and is particularly powerful because it defies what we think we know about ourselves. I’m certain the no one reading this believes the people around him/her capable of doing such things to another human being, but this performance proves otherwise.”
this is why performance art is important
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Monday, February 18, 2013
Re-think your drink. This shows how much sugar our favorite sodas contain!
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Why can’t I just do it already?
I think the only way to make my family, friends, and boyfriend appreciate me a little more.. Listen to me a little more… And even love me a little more is if I lose 60lbs. Where does that put me? At about 90-100 lbs. I stand at 5’8 and vary from 150-160 in weight. If anyone else has this problem or just wants to weigh around those two.. Please message me! Or reblog/favorite this and I’ll add you. Lets make it happen! Make them choke on their own words..
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
What happened to me..?
When I’m alone in my mind I think about terrible things.. Things I should NEVER want, but for some reason I feel I need. I want to be sick and have the flu so whatever I ate would come up, I want to be addicted to any drug so that my body feels the need to stop eating, I want heartache so it pushes down my appetite, I wish I could cut my stomach, thighs, arms, face, Everything.. So I could pull out the fat. I want the courage to put myself to sleep in order to stop myself from feeling, thinking, wanting, needing, seeing.. Everything I’m wishing I’m not.