Action by: Patti Maciesz
Date(s) - 04/23/2017
ACTION: MAKE MOTHERS COUNT, AN INSTAGRAM PERFORMANCE
Keeping Time is a collaborative performance between mother and son created in resistance to the Trump administration. Artist Patti Maciesz keeps track of her newborn son’s actions throughout the day with different strokes of her paintbrush. Each line of painting is one hours’ time, each sheet composed of 24 lines. These timesheet paintings insist that being a mother does not involve invisibility.
Join Maciesz and watch her instagram as she keeps time for this online performance. The artist will perform her duties as artist and mother simultaneously for a 24 hour period. She’ll start at 12am on April 23rd and finish at 11pm.
The resulting painting will be available for sale.The works or for sale at the federal minimum wage of $8.25 an hour; $198 for 24 hour period.