- sound installation
- two channel audio
It is said that a tortured artist is in constant torment due to frustrations with art, other people, or the world in general. For many artists, it's the pain within that helps them create powerful art.
Many great artists have been labeled "tormented creators" who have battled mental illness and have incited the idea that creativity and mental illness need to be interconnected in order to produce great works of art. But sometimes, when artists hit a rough patch of inspiration and creativity, it feels like the well is dry and they'll never make it again.
This feeling of emptiness has accompanied me over the years. Fighting depression, burn out and having to work extra hours to earn money for rent and food has made me unable to create.
The countless attempts to return to painting, making music and in the end leaving the project halfway through, was my reality.
In today's world, the continuous creation of content is the primary reason why constant activity on community platforms is causing pressure to make a new post, a new entry, a new story, a new artwork.
"Acta est fabula plaudite" refers to a common ending to ancient Roman comedies, also claimed to have been Augustus' last words. "The story is done, applaud", the play has been performed.
Acta est Fabula”: the work was created, content was finished, and accompanied by a recording of applause.