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Chris Beauregard & Jesse Hulcher

Chris Beauregard & Jesse Hulcher (Both Deceased)

This play is a reflection on the (im)possibility of accepting diversity and the other. The fragmented body of the neoplasm—the fruit of unstable conditions—overcomes barriers, loves and denies itself and others, wanders around, forgetting its profession. It frequently and with pleasure divides, goes through dangerous palpation, questions the possibility of contact with the experience of the other. Poorly brought up but very successful, it invites us to a trans-species transition.

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This piece begins with the premise that Beauregard and Hulcher made robotic replicas of themselves so that their robotic replicas would exist in their place upon the completion of a dual/pact suicide. The video provides further information related to this premise.

When

2008

About The Artist

Through oblique nods to genre film tropes, cult audiences and political unrest, Chris Beauregard creates objects that join our desire for collective narratives with a participatory fandom at the edges of cinema. He holds a BFA in Sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University, and an MFA from Carnegie Mellon University.

Jesse Hulcher (American, b. 1980) received his MFA from Carnegie Mellon University in 2006, after receiving his BFA from the Atlanta College of Art in 2003. His work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions/screenings throughout the US, Europe, and Asia.

This piece begins with the premise that Beauregard and Hulcher made robotic replicas of themselves so that their robotic replicas would exist in their place upon the completion of a dual/pact suicide. The video provides further information related to this premise.

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