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Alice Larsson

MA work

A Handy Tip for the Easily Distracted

Procrastination is both immersive and distracting. It is a state of mind, an unspoken burden. Miranda July presents this paradox in her video A Handy Tip for the Easily Distracted, when a woman traps distracting objects, including her laptop. It is apparent she suffers in her relationship with the screen. But where attitudes towards this relationship are increasingly negative – asking if the screen detaches us from ‘reality’ – by taking A Handy Tip as the focus of radiating thematic inquiries, indications of real, embodied intent become apparent.

Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Arts & Humanities

    Programme

    MA Critical Writing in Art & Design, 2018

  • Degrees

  • BA English Literature, Roehampton University, 2015
  • Exhibitions

  • The Dodo and the Seed, Siobhan Davies Dance, London, 2018