Handled Piece #1

Artist: Jordan Wayne Long

Synopsis:
Handled Piece # 1 is a documentation of a performance that took place on May 18th, 2012 for the exhibition, “Not This Side”, at the Industry Lab Gallery in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Bio:
Jordan Wayne Long is a performance and installation artist originating from Bald Knob, Arkansas. He received his Master of Fine Arts from Cranbrook Academy of Art. His work deals with trauma and the mechanisms used to deal with it. Long’s work has been featured on such websites as Art21, Artnet, Kataku and MSNBC. His recent performances involve shipping himself across country while locked in a crate, burning down barns and being dragged behind cars.