Dana Hemenway ‘Researching extension cords & power supply as part of an artistic process’

San Francisco artist Dana Hemenway repurposes utilitarian objects and materials to step outside of their usual function and oscillate between their prescribed use and their new role as art. This stems from an ongoing exploration into their relationship between an item’s value and the environment in which it is presented.  

 

Read her latest interview by Brion Nuda Rosch for 1240 Minnesota Street to learn more about her research process:
https://1240minnesotastreet.com/researching-extension-cords-power-supply-as-part-of-an-artistic-process-1c3b1f5a43e0