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QUESTIONS?

Susan Janow

Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art

Since 2003, Susan Janow has developed her multidisciplinary artistic practice at Creative Growth, a studio-based nonprofit in Oakland, California, established to support artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities through work space, an art gallery, and commercial representation. QUESTIONS, the artist’s first video work, is inspired by the structure of a TV interview: Janow sits silently as she poses a series of questions to herself in voiceover. Acting as both interviewer and subject, Janow amasses a dynamic portrait, composed of personal preferences, private reflections, and social relationships, creating a connection between the artist and viewer, who may find themselves responding with their own answers.
MEDIUM Single-channel video, duration: 10 minutes, 4 seconds
DATES 2018
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2020.25.1
EDITION Edition of 10
CREDIT LINE Purchase gift of Elyse Cheney
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