• He hath a daily beauty in his life/That makes me ugly

Jordan, Mel, Hewitt, Andrew and Beech, Dave, 2016, Show, Exhibition or Event, He hath a daily beauty in his life/That makes me ugly

Abstract or Description:

A new artwork by Freee art collective commissioned by The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, for the exhibition 'Well Said!' 19th March-18th September 2016.
Freee produced 50 new versions of the Othello quote "he hath a daily beauty in his life / That makes me ugly". They have asked a number of people to choose one statement they believe in and invited the participants to handwrite the text on paper. These acts have been photographed to create a full size billboard poster that has been pasted directly onto the gallery wall. On the exhibition opening night Freee read out their 50 versions of the quote to visitors. Audience members were asked to boo or cheer. The new work aims to complicate the relationships between the original author; Freee as new authors and the participants as choice-makers.

Well Said!The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon19th March-18th September 2016Mixed show
Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W100 Fine Art
School or Centre: School of Arts & Humanities
Funders: Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Date Deposited: 24 Dec 2016 00:50
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2019 15:26
URI: https://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/2638
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