Kelley refers to the Extracurricular Activity project as a commentary on the horizon of failed modern utopias, a kickback against the idea of art transforming the world.
The Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction series of videos arose from my desire to fill in the blanks in Educational Complex, 1995 (an architectural model made up of every school I have ever attended), with some kind of action.
Academic achievement and extracurricular activity
in high school was, however, higher among the controls.
Sports are a great extracurricular activity
because of all the benefits that help combat the danger of obesity plaguing America.
Indicators examined in this report relate to: (1) daily interactions (children never living away from home, mealtimes shared, daily interaction with fathers, praising/talking to child, reading interaction, family television rules, and family outings); (2) extracurricular activity
participation (clubs, sports, and lessons); (3) academic achievement (academically on-track, gifted class enrollment, changing schools, grade repetition, suspension); (4) educational expectations for children; and (5) parents' feelings toward their children (such as child taking up more time than expected and parent anger with child).
DENNIS COOPER: Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction #1 was generated by two earlier works, Educational Complex, 1995, and Sublevel, 1998.
For "Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction," the idea is to come up with a number of scenarios of trauma to fill in these blank areas and explain my selective amnesia.