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MANIFESTO // Jen Black

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MANIFESTO // Jen Black

This is a constructed Manifesto to explain the Why behind my projects. Why I make art in this medium.

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LIPSTICK

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LIPSTICK

In March I was in NY, and at a visit to PS1 I had a vision. I don't know where it came from, but it was the desire to have an exhibit in a large pristine space, with huge white walls. On the walks in hand-painted sans-serif photography would be phrases in capitals like WHY DIDN'T YOU TELL ME I HAD LIPSTICK ON MY TEETH and other banal phrases we don't hear the resonance in. There are so many things that we (and in particular, I) are so strange and un-profound that in their inherent blandness they are almost eerie....

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