Dramatis Personae
Jason Robert Bell, Dramatis Personae, Alcove ( Nov.1- Jan. 5th, 2007/8)

547 w. 27th st. 6th fl. New York, New York www.alcove547.com

Dramatis Personae, 50 12x22 inches each, Acrylic, Color Laser Toner, India Ink, felt maker, glitter, liquid paper, glow-n-the dark paint, and colored sand, mounted on vellum with 400 metallic push pins.
Dramatis Personae involves 100 archetypal characters from all aspects of our lives, history, literature, myth, popular culture, and all points in-between. In 1997 I began this project, a process now it is a retroactively collaborating with my self. All of the characters in Dramatis Personae exist within the same idealized landscape, leading to the experience that this is a single ever-changing entity that is my own selfhood.

Left to right starting from the top.

The Golden Tree
Screamin Jay Hawkins
Brave
Drummer
Yuck The Worlds Ugliest Dog
Marduke, The God of Law
Mr. Smoker
Deep Violet Fruit Ape
Toy
Leprechaun
Jay Bo the Clown
Quintet Quincy Queen
Grammatological Saint
The Timekiller
The Slumberjack
Windy
The Destroyer
Candlestick man
Flapjack the Hare and Strawbaby
Death
Globe Man
Britton Walters
Fireman
Clyde
Grunt
Blue Memmie
United Snake of America
Lou Reed
Mephistopheles
Elise
Worthy Stinkweed
John Henry
Voltaton and Parasite
Nude
Fishing Fox
The Turk
Reichian Poppet
Joan of Arc, 5000 A.D.
Swami
History and That Young Tom Edison
What-ja-call-it
#6, The Prisoner
Yuri Gagarin
The Hurty Gurty Man
Hagar
Mother and Child
Moses
Gargoyle
Fleetfooted Foe
Kindness
Invisible
Caveman Robot
Lucifer Morningstar
Zebediah Popper
Clupis The Appalachian Lycanthrope
Old Young Me
Arthur Lee
The Imp
Ray Manos
Gingerbreadman
Hooded Monster
Fisher King
Shopper
Hermes
Mega Kachina
Atlas
Mao
Four in One Angel
Outhouseacus
Hephaestus
Solar Justice
#78
Atomic Man
Wraith
The Scarecrow
Convict
Scribble Scrabble
Leonard Cohen
Greater Lessthan
Genesha
Kitty Carmichael
Thug
Witch
Searstower
Ms. Pumpkin
Warrior
Little Brynhildr
The Insect King
Sungirl
Mockturtle
General Washington
Maria, and the blue bird of happiness
Melpomene
Heracles
Yeshua bin Yahweh
Rhino
The Doubtful Guest
Leto Atreides II
Lucky the Cat
The Airwalker
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