The Joke

performance, 2017

Eight figures laugh while standing in a circle. When approached, the circle turns its gaze to the viewer as the laughter continues. The sound is enhanced by a microphone allowing the laughter consume the space. 

 

Performed in the Kimball gallery at the de Young museum for “Deceptive Actions”,  part of "Tools & Implements: When Function Becomes Form", curated by and surrounding the work of artist Whitney Lynn