Lisa Newman ~ You Were The Most Beautiful One In Years
This performance is inspired by the entropic movements of the gravestones in the Platt Chapel cemetary and the separation from the bodies they once marked, along with the fragments of memories signified by the faded writing on the tombstones. Beginning with a rubbing of the 11th word on 11 of the stones, I will use each word as inspiration for drawing a portrait of a lost face around the rubbing of the word. The portraits will then hang outside to disappear in the elements as the bodies and lives of those they allude to, unless claimed by someone who wishes to become a caretaker of the drawings, and thus furthering their lives.
Documentation by Roshana Rubin - Mayhew