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Unformatted text preview: world). Orozco’s travels show him as a very active person, as traveling takes a lot of energy and moving. This may be why he has a deep desire for viewers of his work to participate and interact with his work. He does more than just photography, he makes sculpture and installations, many of which people can interact with. Sherman doesn’t make sculptures and Orozco isn’t an American woman, but they both have humor aspects in their work. The best example for Sherman is possibly her bulimia series. The bright colors and delicious food makes a humorous contrast to the thought of it being regurgitated and vomited back up. Orozco’s cat in a forest is a creative and humorous way of photographic found objects. Creating the cat food can as an actual cat is whimsical and fun for the viewers. Humor is what best connects these two photographers to one another. I think they’d get along swimmingly. Additional information outside of readings found at Wikipedia.org....
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- Fall '07
- Defence mechanism, Social movement, 1954 births, Cindy Sherman, Gabriel Orozco