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Félix de la Concha

Charles Nearburg, Dartmouth College Alumnus
Oil on linen
Collection of the artist

Excerpt from the interview

Félix de la Concha video- and audio-taped his portrait sessions. A brief split-screen excerpt appears below, presenting the sitter as well as the ongoing work of the artist.

Transcription: "I personally feel that conflict is a part of education. People seem to always want things to run smoothly in academia and I don’t actually think that’s the point. I actually think the point is to have healthy engagement in debate and healthy conflict. I think life is inevitably about a certain level of conflict and you can engage in a healthy way or you can try and clamp down and control it."

Fast-forward video of the entire portrait session

Split-screen compression of the entire two-hour portrait session into two minutes, revealing Félix de la Concha's technique.

Last Updated: 3/12/09