Category Archives: Projects

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Après 1871

Après 1871 2014 a project by Cindy Smith Après 1871 is the second project in a trilogy that explores the notion of utopian impulses and their dystopian counterparts through a miniaturized lens. The Paris Commune of 1871 is habitually referenced … Continue reading

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Teach-In 2009

Teach-in The Pedagogical Museum, Belgrade, Serbia, December 2008-January 2009. Teach-in was conceived for the Pedagogical Museum in Belgrade as a series of interventions (installation, performance and video) situated throughout the museum’s permanent exhibition. Teach-in positions itself between two textual boundaries–Letter … Continue reading

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The Moral Museum 2007

The Moral Museum Otis College of Art and Design, Ben Maltz Gallery, Los Angeles, California, January-March 2007. This installation began as a critical examination of the popular 1946 Capra film It’s a Wonderful Life based upon the fact that Capra’s … Continue reading

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Homage à 2006

Homage à  2006  Commission for Accademia Filarmonica Romana, Rome Italy, May/June 2006 Both Homage à and The Governess are context-specific works that use the horror film genre as a cultural referent. Homage à is concerned with the work of Dario … Continue reading

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The Governess 2004

The Governess PS1, Romantic Detachment, October/November 2004, Long Island City, New York. The Governess examines the role of British gothic traditions in representing and reinforcing relations of property, class and cultural imperialism. Drawing from a diverse grouping of narratives–Jane Eyre, … Continue reading