Lisa Boumstein-Smalley

Show ran from 9/5/2001 to 9/29/2001

Skin Embroidery, video installation.

This installation piece examines the closeness of the character Lulu, conceived and developed in the years from 1998 to 2000, to my own character. Sewing her name into the palm of my hand and quickly removing the thread leaves a memory of my investigations into Lulu, and questions the difference between made materials and skin, which for the viewer can open discussions of linked histories-visual cycles, of the life of skin art, of the secret and public.