Artist-lawyer Vanessa Place (Photo: Epp Kubu)

The Audible Shadow:
A Performance-Talk by Vanessa Place



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Artist and lawyer Vanessa Place takes inspiration from Plato's Allegory of the Cave to consider ideas about perception, illusion, and the ideal. In this performance-talk, Place challenges Plato's idea that the reality we see around us is merely an imitation of an unseen perfect truth. The voices and echoes we hear, including our own, harmonize both the seen and unseen into something that "rings true." A conversation with Donatien Grau, guest curator of Plato in LA: Contemporary Artists' Visions, follows.

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