SARAH BEDNAREK | Ideologues
Ideologues and Dictators: Lenin, Hitler, Ho Chi Minh, Khomeini,
Mao, Marx, Mill, Stalin, Arafat, 12/2004, each approximately
6in x 3in x 1in, latex, false hair
In this piece I am examining my role in ideology.
I am theatrically wearing fake beards, acting out the guise of public
figures. Why do all these men have facial
hair? Was it
merely the fashion, or is it something deeper? How can a woman
this dialogue having no facial hair?
What is my responsibility
in this dialogue?