Indebted To You

Title of ArtworkIndebted To You
Year of Origin2018 - 2017
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2018ExhibitionsNew York15th Garment District Arts FestivalLink
2017ExhibitionsNew YorkJane Lombard GalleryLink



Multi-disciplinary artist Kristin McIver examines the vocabulary of social media and the ways in which technology has reshaped the mode of exchange and the employment of language. The artist uses devices including light, language and social media to research “identity” ontology and the disappearance of traditional methods of communication. McIver proposes that ideologies served to consumers through traditional and social media, empowered by advancing technologies and driven by market forces, become referents for new models of self-representation. Her work Indebted to you charts the US national debt figure, recorded at the same time of day over a period of 40 days. The number is so capacious as to become abstract and almost incomprehensible; a figure so large it is never fully visible in its entirety.

http://www.janelombardgallery.com/sites-of-knowledge (29.10.2019)

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