i butades 992 rs 1021 from the series: I, Butades

I, Butades a potter of Corinth, recorded that my daughter traced the outline of her lover's shadow as he slept before departing for the wars. Through this myth, it seemed that Butades "invented" painting and allowed the patriarchy to ascribe to the masculine the prerogative of depicting form

whereas:

I, Aldobranti offer myself as both the traced and the tracer. I frame myself as the art object and the artist. I use my own body as a mirror to question all gaze.

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