ARTIST PROJECT: SINK

by Sascha Hughes-Caley*

Sink (2012) is a durational performance looped to the audio of an MRI of the artist’s brain. The act of treading water is a test of endurance and a reflection of increasing weariness as she attempts to keep her head “above water.”

*Sascha Hughes-Caley is a first year MFA student at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s 2013 Graduate Arts Award.