When art is good and it reaches us, we understand it with that bit of ourselves that understands that which can’t be explained.
On the value systems that promote a negative view of the feminine, the historical invisibility of women, and the prejudices and propaganda against feminism.
The feminist gooseneck barnacles are characters that I use to illustrate situations or thoughts related to the texts in my blog.
The wags are a series of paintings which are a mix of icon and charm, incognito goddesses. They are mainly inspired by Dadaist Hannah Höch.
Video. HD 1′ 10″. 2015
Motherhood can be so strange and natural. In this video I sing a lullaby to my daughter that my mother and my grandmother used to sing.
Video. HD 1′ 33″. 2013
Game rules: you are an infant formula milk manufacturer. Breast milk decreases your profit. You must stop the babies from reaching the breast.
Without children there is no humanity. To say that something as important as the destiny of humanity is incompatible with art is absurd.
When I discover an artist that did decades ago what in my mind is barely the sketch of a possibility I suffer a kind of artistic-existential short circuit.
Why is women’s work understood as a derivative of their condition and if a man does the same it turns into something that concerns humanity?
Magnificum lacte is a series of drawings that I made while my daughter slept after breastfeeding. I was inspired by the archetype of the madonna with baby.
‘I will resist the tyranny of expectations’ are self-portraits done with texts on my reflexions during pregnancy. Ink on paper, various sizes.
Video. HD 11′ 50″. 2011
“What you recognise to be inferior you must immediately leave behind. Lingering with negativity invites a disaster now” I Ching
Drawings and collage. 2008
Sketch art books exploring text and images for the video Unadapted
Illustration of woman working wearing blue stockings for Jane Stevenson’s article in xyx28: encrypted feminist magazine.
Illustration for xyx28: encrypted feminist magazine in which I question ideals of beauty.
Video. HD 25″. 2009
Historical error is about how certain attitudes and aspirations are promoted as feminine, while others are repressed.
I am a feminist, does that make my art feminist by default? If my artwork is specifically feminist, is it still art or does it become propaganda?
Video. HD 30″. 2009
Unadapted is about being a woman in a society designed by men – and in general it could be applied to any group that doesn’t adapt to the group in power.
Um, I never liked that stereotype, it’s ugly, but it was a gift from society and so I’ll feel bad if I throw it away just like that.
I noticed that the merits of women and the merits of men were not measured equally, even when they were the same. Expectations varied too.