Daniela Antelo Intersections and Interactions on Language
Essay by Georganne Boardman
Intersections and Interactions on Language is a performance-based video work documenting nine separate interactions between the artist and nine strangers. Documented over a five-month period in 2017, the work examines the ways that communication can be forged when there is no common language to rely upon. The exhibition is accompanied by documentation unique to each of the nine interactions.
Artist and Writer Bios
Daniela Antelo is a multi-disciplinary artist working in Houston, TX. She received her MFA in Sculpture from the University of Houston in 2015. Her works involve performance and audience participation through time-based installations. She is interested in process more than final product. Her inspiration often comes from the potential of the random and collaboration is a major part of her work. She has performed and shown work at institutions such as Diverse Works, Alabama Song, University of Houston’s Blaffer Gallery, The Barn, Asia Society, The Wortham Theater and Hope Stone Center.
Georganne Boardman left the world of visual merchandising and retail display design to earn a BA in Anthropology at the University of Houston in 2013. After interning at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in American Painting and Sculpting she combined her love of art history and human behavior by earning her MA in Art History from UH in 2017, studying American scholarship of Yves Klein’s Anthropometrie series. As a former fine arts student of blown glass, painting and drawing, Georganne is currently assisting artists with their writing needs as she pursues her own freelance writing projects.