Image:  The Presentation of Self: Display. Time. Moments. Observe.  (detail), 2019, single channel video still, 3:24; colour, sound.

Image: The Presentation of Self: Display. Time. Moments. Observe. (detail), 2019, single channel video still, 3:24; colour, sound.

angelique joy (sA) - THE PRESENTATION OF SELF - DISPLAY. TIME. MOMENTS. OBSERVE.

FEldark: 8th - 24TH august 2019


Through glass windows and time, we observe. Brassed edged clock covers, mirrors and magnification create viewing eyes, through them we view a life and a death. 

Identity created. Identity extinguished.

This work has been created in response to sociologist Erving Goffman’s theory of identity formation through the dramaturgical approach- His theory notes that identity is created through display, time, observation, expectation & impression management. 

Observation and expectation internalised. Identity bound.

Audio track created by sound producer Joy & Sparkes from a music box recording provided by the artist.