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Elisa Lam - Perpetual and Palpable Artistic Fear

Journal Entry: Wed Apr 23, 2014, 12:13 AM

Recently I read about the mysterious case of Elisa Lam. I didn't think much about it until, I watched the video:





Now there are many theories about what may have happened, since her body was subsequently found in a water tank. BUT the one thing that struck me in this video was the sense of fear - whether she is running from her own demons or from someone else - her fear is palpable, one can almost touch it - its so real.

It reminded me about a post I read on deviantArt about dark Art, and what constitutes dark art and I said that in order for dart art to be dart art for me, there needs to be a sense of isolation together with a creepy chill down your spine feeling. This video brought dark art to life for me, it was really a case almost of life imitating/mirroring art.

Her[Elisa Lam's]context in society is that of a fear instigator almost and an artistic revelation on what it means to be alone and additionally face fear/be confronted with fear in isolation.

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Taryn Nefdt
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South Africa
I am a Microsoft Certified Professional. I am a Microsoft Excel 2007 Expert and a Microsoft Access 2007 Specialist.

My tools of the trade, that I use to produce graphic design and digital art, are GIMP 2.6, Inkscape and SketchUp.
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