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Melissa Shiff

When Moses descends the mountain to find his people dancing around the golden calf, the party’s over. In contrast to Judaism, Hindus worship the cow as holy. This tension between what is held sacred in religious cultures is the crux of ICONOCLASH. This installation pairs iconic movie scenes with a multicultural music mix to create an interactive dance party. The audience is superimposed into these scenes via technology, focusing reflection on issues of visual representation.

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ICONOCLASH: NIGHT of AWE DANCE PARTY, 2007
Multimedia installation

[ selected photographs ]  [ video ]

B7 Grange Park
(Grange Rd. and McCaul St.)




Toronto Culture / Soctiabank