Myk Henry (Ireland / New York)

Mediums such as new media installation, sound sculpture, video and performance are used by Henry to engage the public and bring them to a heightened level of awareness about their own personal values and viewpoints. Provocation is used as a tool to jolt the spectator out of their normal comfort zone which creates an arena where various political issues, social stigmas, and stereotypes are questioned.

His performance work often requires the participation of the public. Henry believes that it is important for both the artist and spectator to be directly involved in the questioning process. He is especially interested in the thin divide between public and private space and through his artwork investigates the gauge of this boundary.


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This entry was posted on January 21, 2012 by in 20I2 Local Artists, Myk Henry (Ireland ) and tagged , , .