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Kathy Kelley
Lawndale Art Center
4912 Main Street , Houston, TX 77002
January 23, 2009 - February 28, 2009


Continuous Consumption
by E-Slant Team


 

 

 

 

This project is composed of a series of visual explorations toying with the ideas of continuous consumption, the stunting of growth via unending wanting, the never ending suckling of consumer goods without fulfillment, in conjunction with some of Melanie Klein's object relations theory on personality development, envy and gratitude or lack thereof, her referencing of the experience of breast feeding as being determinant in much about who a person becomes (old theory coming on the heals of Freud but interesting). The work is a visceral response to this dissection of the incessant wanting of consumer culture on the self with each element becoming referential of the shadow self

– Kathy Kelley



Posted by E-Slant Team on 2/2/09 | tags: installation sculpture

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