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Jessica Voorsanger

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- Jessica Voorsanger is a whirling dervish. She works with a diversity of materials in many different mediums, and the projects just keep coming. Keenly interested in exploring the relationship between viewer and viewed, desire and desired, Voorsanger has developed interactive installations and performances that range from the quirky to the outright absurd. Her work entices the audience into becoming part of the party, a party in which everyone gets their 15 minutes of fame. ArtSlant's Georgia... [more]
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Fame and Fandom   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Sarah Doyle, Cathy Lomax, Kim L Pace, Gavin Toye, Jessica Voorsanger at Transition January 10th, 2009 - February 8th, 2009
Posted 1/19/09
        The delirium of fame and fandom along with the darker underbelly of worn out and depraved celebrity define the work in this show by five artists who each have their own fascination with this heady subject matter. The psychological compensation of either identifying with, or idolising a star can be seen as an attempt to make up for the inadequacies of modern life. However far from being a reactionary dismissal of these adolescent and dysfunctional yearnings, the participating... [more]
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