Susan Hiller

Another piece that we were shown as part of our "subversion" project was the Measure by Measure by Susan Hiller. I was very dubious about this piece because it made me question what was the point of making art of you burn it after. Because to me if you make a piece you want it to be shown in all it's beauty. In this work she, on the other hand, chose to burn her work and put it in tubes, so for all that we know it could as well have been just blank paper.

I feel like this cannot be classified as art as much because all the efforts, if any, are just turned into waste, which in this example, for me at least, isn't a well made piece but an unfortunate left overs.

I feel like this represents a completely different side of "subversion" which i am not yet ready to use in my work.


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