Weight

 

RosarySolimanto_Weight_2015The interactive artwork titled Weight was created to portray legs as heavy weights, simulating the adversities people experience with invisible health conditions. One inch thick steel was used at the at the base of the artistic footwear causing the boots to weigh 25 pounds. The artist Rosary Solimanto will perform with the wearable sculpture identifying with the “weight” of her chronic health condition, multiple sclerosis. She encourages conversations to unfold surrounding disABILITY identity amongst the audience through social engagement exploring empowerment. The visual aesthethic was inspired by orthopedic braces, work boots, and Frankenstein’s boots.

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12 hour Interactive Durational Performance in Nuit Blanche Festival, Toronto, CA

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12 hour Interactive Durational Performance in Nuit Blanche Festival, Toronto, CA

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Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, NY

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