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Liz Mares
Contemporary artist living in Chicago. Experimenting on ideas in writing, film and paint.
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Joined December 2016
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480 Blocks
I often dictate my own notes and words through a recording device on my phone. This often takes place in the very early morning or very late in the evening..almost always when I'm laying in bed. 480 Blocks, is a free verse poem recorded in the same manner that I dictate my daily tasks.
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Change : The Shape...
This work is originally by Julie O'Yang. Lately, I have been studying Pareidolia (seeing faces in inanimate objects) and wanted to translate this ability into the work of other artists. Whenever I look at something, I almost always see people/faces. This is the start of experimenting with...
Inspired by Change: the...
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A View in Brussels
A response to the challenge : #EuropeEdition
Inspired by #EuropeEdition
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Amphibians
Response to those congested with the anxiety and fear happening in the USA.
Inspired by Current Affairs
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A Formation of U(s) -...
A Formation of U(s) : Separate Peace is a conversation between simplistic mark making and the ever changing occurrences in population. Ideas of congestion, loneliness, comradery and purpose are explored while keeping in context with organic evolutions. A Formation of U(s) - Separate Peace Oil...
Inspired by The Pop
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A Formation of U(s) :...
A Formation of U(s) : Intersection is a conversation between simplistic mark making and the ever changing occurrences in population. Ideas of congestion, loneliness, comradery and purpose are explored while keeping in context with the organic evolution aspect in Alvaro Sanchez's piece, Senderos...
Inspired by Formation
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A Formation of U(s) :...
A Formation of U(s) : Channeling Ghosts is a conversation between simplistic mark making and the ever changing occurrences in population. Ideas of congestion, loneliness, comradery and purpose are explored while keeping in context with the organic evolution aspect in Alvaro Sanchez's piece,...
Inspired by SENDEROS...
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Heshim
Poetry arises from experience. It constructs itself from our everyday happenings. This poem, Heshim, is a response to one of my experiences. What are your experiences?
Inspired by The Pop
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Tess
The human body. There are two ways in which it is perceived - Attractive or Unattractive. It is a common fear, for women (and men), that they will become or stay fat and thus become an ostracized entity of society. Our bodies dictate our place in the world. It dictates how much money we make, our...
Inspired by Fear
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Decadent Space
Poem constructed to the musical composition, Whisperers by Gregor Anderson. The sounds of the piece reminded me of Chicago at its very early hours. Where all is quiet and the elements are most alive. Gregor's piece feels much like a film score and with that idea in mind, I wrote this piece for...
Inspired by Whisperers
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NFER
If observation is automatic, what are we really seeing? When does the mundane run into the psychology of the mind and shape our own experience? As a writing exercise, I allow my mind to move swiftly from one topic to another as I observe the passing world. I don't allow myself much avenue to...
Inspired by People Watching
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