- Maxime Cavajani
- Graduate Fine Arts Department, Weitzman School of Design (PennDesign)
Student Creative Production Grant
grounds (chapter1) is an artbook on queer death. Thinking through artworks addressing the murder of Pier Paolo Pasolini several authors explore across life & death relationships. How to move between love and loss, presence and absence, remembrance and memorialization. The publication will bring together thinkers from different disciplines to reflect on the themes of queer death that Maxime Cavajani explored through the making of a body of artworks entitled – grounds (chapter1) – an installation made of a 2-channel video, sculptures and prints. It will be composed of extensive documentations of artworks in the form of installation shots and of stills extracted from the video work. It will be augmented by contributions from four authors as well as an essay written by Cavajani. grounds (chapter1) is meant to expand the reach of an art project which is about queerness and address a queer community, as well as explore the complexities of a relationship across life and death and between a living queer artist (Cavajani) and the deceased artist P. P. Pasolini.
- Graduate Fine Arts Department
- Student Grant
- Student Creative Production
- Weitzman School of Design (PennDesign)