Why does Alwar Balasubramaniam create sculptures of his head hanging from a sack, his body tacked to a wall, or himself sitting in a chair that’s stuck in a wall? Symbolism, folks. Symbolism.
His expressive poses are meant to capture a trace of who he was in that moment. He says, “The way to understand the past is only by the traces available [in the present], because we cannot go back. So I started capturing traces.”
Who does this castle belong to? Everything here belongs to me.
"Do you think with a little patience or maybe out of habit, you could have loved me?" - La Belle et la Bête (2014)
Rumplestiltskin appreciation week: Day 3 » favorite quotes
-That seems a weird thing to call themselves.
- I don’t think they meant to offend themselves when they called them that. I do worry about, you know, how far feminism has been set back, but there we go.