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Britt Lorraine’s “Panopticon” Exhibition Formed Over 15 Years, Opens This Weekend | ArtSlut,, May 17, 2018

Free, Sat May 19, 7-10pm (on view through June 23 with additional performances to be announced), Sala Diaz, 517 Stieren St., San Antonio, Texas, USA (210) 972) 900-0047, saladiazart.org.

One of 19 local artists featured in the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston’s current exhibition “Right Here Right Now: San Antonio,” Lorraine’s latest endeavor takes shape in the solo show “Panopticon.” Prefaced by a text French philosopher Michel Foucault penned about the panoptic mechanism — essentially a strategically designed prison complex in which all inmates are visible at all times — the project arose from an image that popped into Lorraine’s head and stuck.

2 thoughts on “Britt Lorraine’s “Panopticon” Exhibition (2018)

  1. Wow, how special to be included on your blog. Thank you so much. My performance continues tonight 06/09 8-9:30pm…

    1. Clare O'Farrell says:

      It’s a pleasure. I wish I could attend, but Australia is a bit too far 🙂

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