reviews

  • Dorit Cypis

    U. C. Video Electronic Arts Gallery

    Densely layered and deeply personal, Dorit Cypis’ nine-part Love after Death: A Renaissance took as its theme such shifting, abstract concepts as history, memory, culture, and desire, exploring states of mind rather than the corporeal environment. Identifying her mixed media performance as a “theater of mutability,” Cypis primed her audience for a half hour of change. Spectators were free to stand anywhere and even encouraged to move about as they were confronted with a constantly fluctuating tableau of audio and visual stimuli. Photographic images were projected on two scrims from the front

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