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From My Paper Bag Colored Heart
Wilmer Wilson

2012

Performance with inflated paper bags. A meditation on skin, objecthood, and liminality, through the historical lens of the paper bag as an implement of colorism. Performed in relation to my sculptural installation titled Domestic Exchange.

First image taken by myself. Subsequent images by Matt Dunn / courtesy Conner Contemporary Art.