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My reflections on #Bedding Out

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DSCF6097Bedding out – Power to the bed

This week saw Liz Crows bedding out interactive performance protest.

I call it an interactive performance protest, as to describe it as simply performance art would be demeaning of its purpose, origins and message. To say it was a one woman protest made from her bed would also be to deny its power. During Liz’s one woman bed protest (in Salisbury Art Gallery), she certainly got a lot of people tweeting and talking. The inter-activeness of it, was very empowering for all who became part of it.

I became aware of the project via twitter in the days leading up to the project. I could feel the personal anxiety Liz was feeling as she prepared to publicly reveal the part of her life she had kept hidden not just from the ‘outside world’ but also from many of her friends. I could connect…

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Written by carolecarrick

April 13, 2013 at 10:05 am

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