THE RECENT ARTWORK OF AMERICAN ARTIST LESLIE KULESH
LESLIE KULESH Practice is engaged in critiquing up to date pop-cultural narratives through sculpture, achievement and video. Telling stories, addressing problems, and that specialize in specific minoritarian struggles, his work tackles intercultural points of convergence like those between feminism, environmental and technology. Finding at these crossroads area to hold out investigations, and interpreting them through these numerous mediums.
He first performed meditation workshops at the end of October 2012 at an artist run space referred to as French Riviera in London, as a part of his show ‘Oh My Goddess!’ that was on at the time. He LED two succeeding eight-hour sessions at intervals the exhibition over the course of a weekend.
In Leslie Kulesh past performance work he had continually created an attempt to incorporate the audience in an exceedingly friendly approach. Encouraging them to provide feedback on-line throughout a live web performance or building sets that incorporated audiences as extras into his items. For this performance he needed to do one thing that he had never in person done before with an audience. Besides research, Leslie Kulesh had no previous meditation experience before these performances. What Leslie Kulesh found was that by stepping into this with no preconceived notions, he might enable the viewer’s connection him to do the same. Similar gestures of generosity against the audience that he had created before would currently be created through the absence of elaborate gestures, and therefore the absence of over compensation he feel is due from the creator to a collaborating public. Therefore for him it absolutely was risky however devoted to my work at once - the exhibition and space merely provided safe parameters in exceedingly specific surroundings. Everything else was left up to the participant’s intentions.
Temporary Autonomous Girl’ is designed and made by Leslie Kulesh a London based mostly, American artist operating in varied media. Her convenance is affianced in constructive criticism of, and production in tandem bicycle with, contemporary pop-cultural narratives through sculpture, achievement and video. Telling stories, addressing problems, and specializing in specific minoritarian struggles, Kulesh’s plan tackles intercultural points of convergence like those between feminism, environmental and technology. In 2012, she brought USA into a female’s world of digital illustration with performances exploring CGI authorship and also the liberation allowed by an online avatar. Kulesh posited the thought of going along with that mass wave of digital illustration that was washing over USA, and using it to our advantage. Now, this edition assortment addresses what’s left: the real body.
The name ‘T.A.G. Temporary Autonomous Girl’ references Hakim Bey’s seminal work ‘TAZ the Temporary Autonomous Zone, metaphysics anarchy, Poetic Terrorism’ revealed in 1985. Forming the acronym ‘TAG’ by tacking ‘Girl’ on the end, Kulesh plays with destructive undertones of urban survival branding whereas continued her practice’s investigation into the lifetime of a recent lady, who harnesses and manipulates identity politics through her digital illustration. This new assortment of wearable sculpture is her reward - the digital image (both symbolic and literal) wrapped round her body as she navigates the planet.
Commissioned on Fiverr for 'The Conch' at South London Gallery Oct.2014