ESSAYS IN ARTIST BOOKS
In Preoccupations: Things Artists Do Anyway, Cornelia Erdmann and Michael Lee Hong Hwee, eds. (Hong Kong: Studio Bibliotheque and laiyan projects, 2008), 44-5.
While Ulysses was away, Penelope shunned opportunistic suitors with the oldest alibi in the book - she reiterated that a woman's work is never done. As part of her ruse, Penelope spun a robe in the day, and as night fell, started ro undo what she had completed in the day. Such repetitive housework was Penelope's lifeline. It gave her a room of her own. Was Penelope doing work or housework? How would you differentiate the two?