Spaceman MK II
A Ghost: Self-Portrait
Tahoe Tessie (work in progress)
Joseph DeLappe’s work often explores the connection between us and technology, involving apects of interface and performance. One of my favorite ideas was the insight of virtual space as public space, and its use as a stage for performance, as I think one of the greatest values of art is as an unexpected stimulus to shake us out of daily complacency and facilitate critical thought.
I liked the idea for the proposal for the solar farm utilizing Nevada’s sunnyness, which would supposedly be able to generate enough power for the whole country. This raised my concerns for America’s dependency on oil, and made me want an electric car with a solar panel on its roof.