I'm not sure she's in the act of suicide at all, but more of a symbol of facelessness, which was fitting, because people passing by refused to look at her at all. Except the annoyed ones who actually pushed her, which we then re-enacted. But I guess yeah, there's a suicide there, too, a self-erasure of sorts. Hmmm, I don't know. There are a few ways to interpret it, I guess.

Jun 01, 2005 10:33 PM | reply to me!

starkravenmad

jared

Did thy put up all those strings to stop people from killing them selves? This was very thought provoking I watched the who thing. Is that someone in the act of suiside from an unatural or supernatural point of veiw.

Jun 01, 2005 10:28 PM | reply to me!

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Part of the same installation as was Veils in Motion; this time we took the performance to the Viaduct itself. Some of the passersby were not very welcoming, so we made a performance out of that, too. The Viaduct's suicide barrier is lauded by some as an architectural beauty, but panned by others as a six million dollar fence constructed by the city at the same time that the provincial government was cutting funding to mental h...
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