Category Archives: Carrie McILwain

Carrie McIlwain “If I wear all the clothes I own, I might suffocate” recap

Carrie’s mom tended bar last Thursday at If I wear all the clothes I own, I might suffocate. For this casting off ceremony / potlatch Carrie McIlwain brought all the clothes she owns to JB Jurve with two suitcases and … Continue reading 

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Artist Non Talk Event: If I wear all the clothes I own, I might suffocate. A performance by Carrie McIlwain

“In preparation for my flight of the following morning, I am proposing to pack my suitcase in the gallery. I will bring my entire wardrobe to JB Jurve and attempt to wear every item, adding layer upon layer until it … Continue reading 

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“…almost hit by a car while legally crossing the street, with the smell of jasmine my anger wanes.” Carrie McIlwain’s Los Angeles, and yours

Almost two years ago I came to this city broken.  I am not alone in arriving here in such conditions, as Los Angeles is often titled the home of the homeless.  My return to this city marked the end of … Continue reading 

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Disembodied: A Personal Account of Marina Abramovic’s Performance for the 2011 MOCA Gala

When I first heard of Marina Abramoviç’s planned performance in Los Angeles, I naively thought it was a performance I would be able to attend. A quick search of both the Internet and friends with MOCA memberships revealed that this … Continue reading 

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