Posts Tagged ‘post-colonial’

Audiolfactory Creolization

August 7, 2013

Audiolfactory Creolization Note: the wooden sculpture on a pedestal is not part of this installation. Click on the picture to view a video of the installation “Audiolfactory Creolization” is an interactive installation which combines sounds with smells to reveal the complexity of creolized identities in Chicago. I started this project in 2009 by engaging in […]

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BlackXican Pozole

June 24, 2011

BlackXican Pozole all photos, courtesy Alberto Aguilar Gwenn-Aël LYNN and Hermes Santana (a chef from the neighbourhood of Pilsen in Chicago) teamed up to make and serve a pozole dinner in a performative way, emphasizing its olfactory dimension. Pozole is a traditional Mexican dish. In this case it reflected the hybridity of the chef who […]

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Racines… (jardin parlant)

December 22, 2010

Racines… (jardin parlant) roots… [a speaking garden] from Gwenn-Ael LYNN on Vimeo. An interactive sound enhanced winter garden. Foreigners, and nationals with experience abroad, recommended the plants constituting this installation. While in residence, I met with them and conducted interviews discussing the metaphor of roots, as pertaining to one’s origins. During the exhibition, abstracts from […]

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Delocalized-Relocalized

November 8, 2008

  Delocalized-Relocalized     Collaborative Performance with Valeria Cotaimich, Andrea Inocencio, Gwenn-Ael Lynn, Melina Pena. If you would like to see a longer, more complete version of this performance archive go here and here

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Great Lakes Herbal Tea Project

August 10, 2007

Great Lakes Herbal Tea Project Gallery 2, Chicago, Illinois. Plants, tea kettle, modified tube (for the sound), hot plates, wood shelves, glass cups. An installation/performance. 5 herbs/roots native to the Great Lakes region, each emitting a specific pitch while boiling, were served to visitors. Scents and sounds were matched in terms of “weight”, “pitch”, and […]

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Interactive odour and sound installation

April 27, 2006

Interactive odour and sound installation      More details can be viewed here   Moreover, A copy of the Interactive odour and sound installation eponymous audio CD can be found at the Bibliotheque Kandinsky in the Centre Pompidou in Paris   Interactive odour and sound installation Abbaye de Noirlac iteration (2015)  

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Performance nutritive disseminée en trois points

December 9, 2003

Performance nutritive disséminée en trois points     Cette performance se produisit lors du colloque-disloque ” L’art et le politique interloqués ” organisée par l’APPA, ligne de recherche à la Sorbonne. Trois performers entraient en conversation avec les passants autour de l’histoire coloniale des aliments qu’ils offraient gratuitement: chai (thé Indien), maïs grillée et cacahuètes. […]

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Untitled (2002)

May 2, 2002

Untitled (2002)   This installation is a spatial and historical conjunction. Once a day, when in the proper axis, the sun projects over four food items laying on the ground the etymology of their names. Thus evoking their colonial history. Etymology : tomato : n. f. 1598 ; Nahuatl : tomatl chocolate: n.m. 1598 ; Nahuatl chocolatl manioc (tapioca) : […]

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