Irene Caesar, Ph.D. is a conceptual artist-provocateur who creates ideological and aesthetic subversions via absurd performances documented by photography to put to the test major concepts of human civilization. She bases her aesthetics upon staging role-games, which express some concept in a metaphorical, symbolic or aphoristic way via making participants interact with some symbolic object or prop, with themselves, or between each other in some very intense or boundary situations – all thoroughly absurd and pushing participants out of the ordinary or acceptable way of behavior toward revelatory experience. This makes her staged photography very different from the other staged photography, even the one, which is dynamic, rather than static. Role-games she produces always engage herself into close interaction with the participants of her performances – via verbal and energy-field communication, as if she stands not behind the camera, but in front of the camera. Her recent projects include "A New History of Ideas in Pictures," "Counter Portraits," "People of Art as Objects of Art," and “Dissent.” “Dissent” represents portraits of dissidents in the style of dissent, including such renowned Soviet-era dissidents as Elena Bonner, Pavel Litvinov, Alexander Esenin-Volpin, Andrey Grigorenko, Father Michael Meerson, and others. The stills from this series constitute a part of the experimental film project by Victor Balashov (an important Soviet-era dissident and political prisoner) “Dissidents,” for which Irene Caesar is a co-partner / photography director. The film, still in making, is the original video and photo archive... Read More
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