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Frances Stark

Look, read along with me...

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A solo exhibition by American artist and writer Frances Star focussing on hers interest in exploring the ways in which the Internet and today's interactive technologies have transformed personal relationships and interpersonal communication.

The exhibition presents two of Stark's best-known works: My Best Thing (2011), her first feature-length piece which premiered at the 54th Venice Biennale, and Osservate, leggete con me (2012), a work that borrows its name and soundtrack from Mozart's brilliant tragic-comic opera, Don Giovanni.

In both these video works, Stark explores relationships and the use of language in the digital age. Both works present different conversations that the artist initiated with strangers in online forums. Often developing into virtual sexual encounters, these emotive, curious and humorous conversation transcripts provide an insight into how the interaction between humans is ever-changing in a networked and dynamic society.


Project Space

Hayward Gallery
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XZ
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Daily 11am-7pm; Thu till 9pm; closed Tue

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