It’s Your World Now

Alexandra Phillips,
Vancouver, BC

Size

78" x 16" x 42"

Medium

Wood, plaster, paint, metal, plexiglass

This cast and constructed work in multiple media arose from my fascination with the persistence of the face in art and culture.

It’s Your World Now

Alexandra Phillips,
Vancouver, BC

À propos de l'artiste
À propos de l'artiste

Alexandra Phillips
Vancouver, BC

Alexandra Phillips teaches Visual Art and Critical Studies at EmilyCarr University. Her practice merges art and anthropology in whichshe holds degrees from the University of Washington. A contributor toCanadian Art, C, and Fuse magazines, Alex has received numerousawards including Canada Council and BC Arts Council grants. Her in-terests include the role of comedy and the carnivalesque in social re-generation, and she counts among her mentors the 19th centurysatirist Honoré Daumier. Her current research focuses on “dialogicsculpture,” a proposal to allow outdated historical sculpture to enterinto a dialogue with the present.What is it about human beings that we persist in making objects thatdo nothing but reflect us back to ourselves, but refuse to say whatthey have seen?

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