As part of the project Mobilizing Citizenship, Kunsthall Stavanger presented a new performance piece by the US based trio, Toxic Waste Face. The work, Sharp Shadow, questions our visual surroundings and challenges conventional standards of beauty. Centered on exploring "mirror realities" and the ways in which our perception can be reflected, refracted, and altogether distorted, Toxic Waste Face debuts a new work that destabilizes the notion that "what you see is what you get". The idea of the mirror appears both as a physical object with particular visual properties, as well as a symbolic boundary between worlds (the real and the simulacral).

Combining traditional queer performance tropes (lip syncing) with interactive video elements, the artists endeavor to create something both visually stunning and conceptually rigorous.

KS MC 19 Toxic Waste Face
KS MC 19 Toxic Waste Face
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