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7 July 2010

Lost hula hoop poster © Dolly Sen

Lost hula hoop poster © Dolly Sen

Dolly Sen is a visual artist, writer, film-maker, and performer interested in non-consensual reality, outsider-ship, empathy, authenticity and absurdity.

She says: "Themes in my practice are shedding skins and labels to see the heart behind things; challenging the concept and value of normality; making ordinary life extraordinary; flight; finding light in dark places, and insisting dreams have more substance and essence than average reality."

"I have been labeled ‘mad’ by society. My work aims to show I make perfect sense. I am a woman. I am bi-racial. I am gay. I am disabled. I like peeling off labels, even though people tell me to stop it."

"If you want a purely intellectual approach to art and life, you have come to the wrong person. If you want art to bypass the intellect to touch the soul, make you laugh, turn on the light, subvert and protest any injustices, then take a ticket, I will be with you shortly."

Comments

glenys

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10 August 2010

hey i had a hoola hoop just like that!

great work, please come and do a reading...

kathy

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10 August 2010

Love your work, particularly hula,hoop.

The concept of Lost and Found in your work - really struck a chord with me.

Thankyou

Crippen

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10 July 2010

Dolly, I wouldn't have eaten that hoola hoop if I'd have known it was a work of art (hangs head in shame!)

vince laws

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10 July 2010

don't stop!

love lost.

If only more people made art with their heart plugged in, nice blog.

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