Everyone is female, and everyone hates it.’A genre-defying investigation into sex and lies, desperate artists and reckless politics, the smothering embrace of gender and the punishing force of desire.
A short video derived from the photographs, rehearsal footage and other documentation of And I – a single channel eight-hour video of Marcia Farquhar speaking without edits of sustained pauses.
Part of LADA Screens 7.The film was availble online between 24 Feb and 9 March on the LADA Screens Channel.
A survey of visual art and alternative sexualities from the late nineteenth century to the present.
Explores how video art addresses the interplay between external reality and internal states of mind. Exhibition catalogue; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, January – August 2002.
Considered one of the most outrageous, violent and certifiably crazy tracts when it first appeared in 1968, Solanas’ text is reconsidered in Avital Ronell’s introduction, “Deviant Payback: The Aims of Valerie Solanas”.
Proposes that performance is not a genre of art separate from object making but rather an attitude that has infiltrated the entire terrain of contemporary art.
From war and environmental pollution to racism and sexual assault, the publication analyzes the consequences of trauma as seen in the works of artists like Marina Abramović, Pope.L, and Chris Burden.
Guides the reader through a thicket of seemingly arcane meanings of nonrepresentational art forms, and brings clarity to the intentions and agendas of these artists, as well as to their real world contexts.
Exhibition catalogue; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian (24 October – 26 May 2014); Musée d’art moderne Grand-Duc Jean (5 July – 12 October 2014); Kunsthaus Graz (15 November 2014 – 15 March 2015).
Analyzes artistic performances, social performances, archival remains, and memoirs of the underground theater scene in 1960s New York.